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Tagelus plebeius

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Solecurtidae

Taxonomy
Solen plebeius was named by Lightfoot (1786) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Tagelus plebeius by Abbott (1974) and Ward (1998).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
  • Solen gibbus was named by Spengler (1794) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

    It was recombined as Tagelus gibbus by Ihering (1907); it was recombined as Tagelus (Tagelus) gibbus by Woodring (1982); it was synonymized subjectively with Tagelus plebeius by Hendy et al. (2008).
  • Solen caribaeus was named by Lamarck (1818). It is extant.

    It was recombined as Solecurtus caribaeus by Cooke (1936); it was synonymized subjectively with Tagelus plebeius by Hendy et al. (2008).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1786Solen plebeius Lightfoot
1794Solen gibbus Spengler
1818Solen caribaeus Lamarck
1907Tagelus gibbus Ihering p. 387
1936Solecurtus caribaeus Cooke p. 125
1974Tagelus plebeius Abbott
1982Tagelus (Tagelus) gibbus Woodring p. 674
1998Tagelus plebeius Ward p. 83

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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
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familySolecurtidaed'Orbigny 1846
genusTagelusGray 1847
speciesplebeius(Lightfoot 1786)

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