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Mactrellona alata

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Taxonomy
Mactra alata was named by Spengler (1802). It is extant.

It was recombined as Mactrella alata by Adams and Adams (1876); it was recombined as Mactra (Mactrella) alata by Maury (1917) and Olsson (1922); it was recombined as Labiosa (Labiosa) alata by Haas (1942); it was recombined as Mactrellona alata by Woodring (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1802Mactra alata Spengler p. 99
1876Mactrella alata Adams and Adams p. 377
1917Mactra (Mactrella) alata Maury p. 231
1922Mactra (Mactrella) alata Olsson p. 263
1942Labiosa (Labiosa) alata Haas p. 309
1982Mactrellona alata Woodring p. 649

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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
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyMactrinaeLamarck 1809
genusMactrellonaMarks 1915
speciesalata(Spengler 1802)

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