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Cubitostrea mezquitalensis

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Cubitostrea mezquitalensis was named by Squires and Demetrion (1990). Its type specimen is IMMG 5073, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Cubitostrea mezquitalensis Squires and Demetrion p. 388 figs. figs. 4.1-4.9

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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
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyOstreinaeRafinesque 1815
genusCubitostreaSacco 1897
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