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Arcuatula

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Arcuatula was named by Jousseaume (1919) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Crenellinae by Stilwell and Zinsmeister (1992); to Mytilidae by Vokes (1980) and Lamprell and Healy (1998); and to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Arcuatula Jousseaume p. 114
1980Arcuatula Vokes p. 23
1992Arcuatula Stilwell and Zinsmeister p. 58
1998Arcuatula Lamprell and Healy p. 86
2002Arcuatula Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
MytilomorphiFerussac 1822
orderMytilida(Rafinesque 1815)
superfamilyMytiloideaRafinesque 1815
familyMytilidaeRafinesque 1815
genusArcuatulaJousseaume 1919

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