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Samacar

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Samacar was named by Iredale (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Arcidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998); to Anadarinae by Vokes (1980) and Coan et al. (2000); and to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Samacar Iredale
1940Paragrammatodon Nomura and Niino
1980Samacar Vokes p. 15
1980Paragrammatodon Vokes p. 16
1998Samacar Lamprell and Healy p. 60
2000Samacar Coan et al. pp. 132, 137
2002Samacar Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
subfamilyAnadarinaeReinhart 1935
genusSamacarIredale 1936

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