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Megaxinus (Megaxinus) rostrata

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Lucina rostrata was named by Pecchioli (1864). It is extant. It is the type species of Megaxinus, Megaxinus (Megaxinus).

It was recombined as Megaxinus (Megaxinus) rostrata by Cox et al. (1969).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Lucina rostrata Pecchioli
1969Megaxinus (Megaxinus) rostrata Cox et al. p. 498

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
genusMegaxinusBrugnone 1880
subgenusMegaxinusBrugnone 1880
speciesrostrata(Pecchioli 1864)

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