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Palaeolima retifera

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Taxonomy
Lima retifera was named by Shumard and Swallow (1858) [Shumard in Shumard & Swallow 1858]. It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Paleolima retifera by Elias (1958); it was recombined as Palaeolima retifera by Hoare et al. (1979).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Lima retifera Shumard and Swallow p. 214
1915Lima retifera Girty pp. 137-138 figs. pl. 17 f. 8
1922Lima retifera Morningstar p. 233 figs. pl. 13 f. 10
1958Paleolima retifera Elias p. 775
1961Lima retifera Hoare p. 117 figs. pl. 15 f. 12-13
1963Lima retifera Winters p. 56 figs. Pl 8, figs 1,2
1979Palaeolima retifera Hoare et al. p. 49 figs. pl. 12 f. 1-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
Limoidei(Moore 1952)
superfamilyLimoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyLimidaeRafinesque 1815
genusPalaeolimaHind 1903
speciesretifera()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available