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|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae
It was reranked as Mactra (Spisula) by Grant and Gale (1931).
It was assigned to Mactra by Grant and Gale (1931); to Mactrinae by Glenn (1904), Vokes (1980) and Ward (1992); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Mactridae by Bohm (1926), Olsson (1931), Olsson (1967), Moore (1976), Ward and Blackwelder (1987), Lamprell and Whitehead (1992), Wienrich (1999), Schneider et al. (2005) and Moths et al. (2010).
|Year||Name and author|
|1837||Spisula Gray p. 372|
|1904||Spisula Glenn p. 286|
|1926||Spisula Bohm p. 61|
|1931||Mactra (Spisula) Grant and Gale|
|1931||Spisula Olsson p. 67|
|1967||Spisula Olsson p. 11|
|1976||Spisula Moore p. 49|
|1980||Spisula Vokes p. 137|
|1987||Spisula Ward and Blackwelder p. 130|
|1992||Spisula Lamprell and Whitehead p. 82|
|1992||Spisula Ward p. 95|
|1999||Spisula Wienrich p. 244|
|2002||Spisula Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2005||Spisula Schneider et al. p. 114|
|2010||Spisula Moths et al.|
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