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Pitar (Pitar) ovatus

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Cytherea ovata was named by Rogers and Rogers (1837). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Pitaria (Pitaria) ovata by Palmer (1927) and Brann and Kent (1960); it was recombined as Meretrix ovata by Richards (1948); it was recombined as Pitar ovata by Vokes (1961); it was recombined as Pitar (Pitar) ovatus by Palmer and Brann (1965).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Cytherea ovata Rogers and Rogers p. 340
1895Cytherea ovata Clark p. 5
1927Pitaria (Pitaria) ovata Palmer p. 11
1948Meretrix ovata Richards p. 3
1960Pitaria (Pitaria) ovata Brann and Kent p. 703
1961Pitar ovata Vokes p. 50
1965Pitar (Pitar) ovatus Palmer and Brann p. 271

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyCallocardiinae(Dall 1895)
genusPitarRömer 1857
subgenusPitarRömer 1857
speciesovatus(Rogers and Rogers 1837)

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