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Basterotia (Basterotella) elliptica

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Sportellidae

Taxonomy
Eucharis elliptica was named by Récluz (1850). It is extant.

It was recombined as Ensitellops elliptica by Olsson and Harbison (1953); it was recombined as Anisodonta elliptica by Richards (1962); it was recombined as Basterotia (Basterotella) elliptica by Vokes (1981) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Eucharis elliptica Récluz
1953Ensitellops elliptica Olsson and Harbison
1962Anisodonta elliptica Richards
1981Basterotia (Basterotella) elliptica Vokes p. 158
2008Basterotia (Basterotella) elliptica Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderLeptonidinaDall 1889
superfamilyCyamioidea(Philippi 1845)
familySportellidaeDall 1899
genusBasterotiaMayer in Hörnes 1859
subgenusBasterotellaOlsson and Harbison 1953
specieselliptica(Récluz 1850)

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