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Kuphus incrassatus

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Teredinidae

Taxonomy
Kuphus incrassatus was named by Gabb (1873) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene-Pliocene; Dominican Republic.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Teredo incrassata by Maury (1917).

Synonyms
  • Teredo circula was named by Aldrich (1886). It is a 3D body fossil.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Kuphus incrassatus by Vokes (1972).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Kuphus incrassatus Gabb p. 256
1886Teredo circula Aldrich p. 36
1917Teredo incrassata Maury p. 235
1940Kuphus incrassatus Mansfield p. 201
1972Kuphus incrassatus Vokes p. 44
1982Kuphus incrassatus Woodring p. 719

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyPholadoideaLamarck 1809
familyTeredinidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyKuphinaeTryon 1862
genusKuphusGuettard 1770
speciesincrassatusGabb 1873

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