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Lopha (Actinostreon)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Lopha (Actinostreon) was named by Bayle (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: J K Maes]. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was reranked as Actinostreon by Vokes (1980), Sepkoski (2002), Aberhan (2010) and Ros-Franch et al. (2014).

It was assigned to Lopha by Bayle (1878); to Lophinae by Vokes (1980); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); to Palaeolophidae by Aberhan (2010); and to Ostreidae by Ros-Franch et al. (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Lopha (Actinostreon) Bayle
1980Actinostreon Vokes p. 67
1990Palaeolopha Malchus
2002Actinostreon Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Actinostreon Aberhan
2010Palaeolopha Bouchet et al.
2014Actinostreon Ros-Franch et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(Fërussac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyOstreinaeRafinesque 1815
genusLophaRöding 1798
subgenusActinostreonBayle 1878

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