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Miltha (Eomiltha) contorta

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Lucina contorta was named by Defrance (1823). It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Eomiltha.

It was recombined as Eomiltha contorta by Vokes (1969); it was recombined as Miltha (Eomiltha) contorta by Vokes (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1823Lucina contorta Defrance
1969Eomiltha contorta Vokes p. 126
1983Miltha (Eomiltha) contorta Vokes p. 135

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
subfamilyMilthinaeChavan 1969
genusMilthaCossmann 1904
subgenusEomiltha(Cossmann 1912)
speciescontorta(Defrance 1823)

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