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Tenuicorbula tenuis

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Taxonomy
Corbula tenuis was named by Sowerby (1833) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Eastern Pacific.]. It is extant. Its type locality is Fourth and Hill Streets, Los Angeles, which is in a Pliocene marine claystone in the Fernando Formation of California. It is the type species of Corbula (Tenuicorbula).

It was recombined as Corbula (Tenuicorbula) tenuis by Olsson (1932), Jung (1965) and Keen (1971); it was recombined as Tenuicorbula tenuis by Anderson and Roopnarine (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Corbula tenuis Sowerby
1932Corbula (Tenuicorbula) tenuis Olsson
1965Corbula (Tenuicorbula) tenuis Jung p. 477
1971Corbula (Tenuicorbula) tenuis Keen p. 268
2003Tenuicorbula tenuis Anderson and Roopnarine p. 1092

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyMyoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCorbulidaeLamarck 1818
genusTenuicorbulaBruguière 1789
speciestenuis(Sowerby 1833)

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