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Batequeus mezquitalensis

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinidae

Taxonomy
Batequeus mezquitalensis was named by Squires and Demetrion (1990). Its type specimen is IGM 5058, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is CSUN Loc. 1293 [Bateque Fm], which is in a Lutetian offshore mudstone in the Bateque Formation of Mexico. It is the type species of Batequeus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Batequeus mezquitalensis Squires and Demetrion pp. 383, 385 figs. figs. 2.1-2.5

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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)
suborderPectinidina(Adams and Adams 1858)
superfamilyPectinoideaRafinesque 1815
PectinoidaeRafinesque 1815
familyPectinidaeWilkes 1810
genusBatequeus
speciesmezquitalensis

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