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Marvacrassatella melina

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Taxonomy
Crassatella melina was named by Conrad (1832).

It was recombined as Crassatellites melina by Glenn (1904); it was recombined as Eucrassatella melina by Richards and Harbison (1942); it was recombined as Marvacrassatella melina by Ward (1992) and Ward (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Crassatella melina Conrad p. 23 figs. Plate IX, Fig. 2
1904Crassatellites melina Glenn p. 346
1942Eucrassatella melina Richards and Harbison p. 190
1992Marvacrassatella melina Ward p. 88
1998Marvacrassatella melina Ward p. 81

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(Férussac 1822)
familyCrassatellidaeFérussac 1822
subfamilyCrassatellinaeFérussac 1822
genusMarvacrassatella
speciesmelina(Conrad 1832)

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