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Bathyarca

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Bathyarca was named by Kobelt (1891) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 545,1112]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Scapharca (Bathyarca) by Dall (1898); it was reranked as Arca (Bathyarca) by Koperberg (1931).

It was assigned to Scapharca by Dall (1898); to Arca by Koperberg (1931); to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002); to Anadarinae by Vokes (1980), Maxwell (1992), Coan et al. (2000) and Spencer et al. (2004); and to Arcidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998), Wienrich (1999), Todd (2001), Rosenberg (2005) and Mikkelsen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Bathyarca Kobelt pp. 213-214
1898Scapharca (Bathyarca) Dall p. 653
1931Arca (Bathyarca) Koperberg p. 15
1980Bathyarca Vokes p. 14
1992Bathyarca Maxwell p. 60
1998Bathyarca Lamprell and Healy p. 60
1999Bathyarca Wienrich p. 212
2000Bathyarca Coan et al. pp. 132, 134
2001Bathyarca Todd
2002Bathyarca Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Bathyarca Spencer et al.
2005Bathyarca Rosenberg
2006Bathyarca Mikkelsen

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
genusBathyarcaKobelt 1891

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