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Callista

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Callista was named by Poli (1791) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Meretrix (Callista) by Dall (1900); it was reranked as Cytherea (Callista) by Vredenburg (1928).

It was assigned to Meretrix by Dall (1900); to Cytherea by Vredenburg (1928); to Pitarinae by Moore (1976), Vokes (1980) and Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Veneridae by Olsson (1931), Marasti (1973), Lamprell and Whitehead (1992), Wienrich (1999) and Vera-Peláez et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1791Callista Poli p. 30
1900Meretrix (Callista) Dall
1928Cytherea (Callista) Vredenburg p. 449
1931Callista Olsson p. 60
1973Callista Marasti p. 110
1976Callista Moore pp. 47, 48
1980Callista Vokes p. 170
1992Callista Lamprell and Whitehead p. 140
1995Callista Pacaud and Le Renard p. 183
1999Callista Wienrich p. 254
2002Callista Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Callista Vera-Peláez et al. p. 255

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyCallocardiinae(Dall 1895)
genusCallistaPoli 1791

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