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Limopsis (Pectunculina) retifera

Bivalvia - Arcida - Limopsidae

Taxonomy
Limopsis retifera was named by Semper (1861) [TYPE LOCALITY: Oligocene, Germany; NOT L. (L.) retifera Marwick, New Zealand.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Cosmetopsis retifera by Rovereto (1898); it was recombined as Pectunculina retifera by Moths (2000); it was recombined as Limopsis (Pectunculina) retifera by Schnetler and Palm (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Limopsis retifera Semper
1898Cosmetopsis retifera Rovereto p. 177
2000Pectunculina retifera Moths p. 44
2008Limopsis (Pectunculina) retifera Schnetler and Palm p. 13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLimopsoideaDall 1895
familyLimopsidaeDall 1895
genusLimopsisSassi 1827
subgenusPectunculina
speciesretifera(Semper 1861)

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