|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae
It was reranked as Lucina (Myrtea) by Grant and Gale (1931); it was misspelled as Myrtaea by Olsson (1931), Cox et al. (1969), Vokes (1980), Tashiro and Kozai (1982), Dockery (1982), Beu et al. (1990), Lamprell and Whitehead (1992) and Sepkoski (2002).
It was assigned to Lucina by Grant and Gale (1931); to Myrteinae by Cox et al. (1969) and Vokes (1980); to Lucininae by Dockery (1982); to Lucinidae by Olsson (1931), Tashiro and Kozai (1982), Beu et al. (1990) and Lamprell and Whitehead (1992); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).
|Year||Name and author|
|1822||Myrtea Turton p. 133|
|1931||Lucina (Myrtea) Grant and Gale p. 288|
|1931||Myrtaea Olsson p. 50|
|1969||Myrtea Cox et al. p. 499|
|1980||Myrtea Vokes p. 103|
|1982||Myrtea Dockery p. 58|
|1982||Myrtea Tashiro and Kozai p. 83|
|1990||Myrtea Beu et al. p. 396|
|1992||Myrtea Lamprell and Whitehead p. 46|
|2002||Myrtea Sepkoski, Jr.|
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