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Bakevellia ceratophaga

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Bakevelliidae

Taxonomy
Mytulites keratophagus was named by von Schlotheim (1816). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Glücksbrunn, Thuringen, which is in a Wuchiapingian reef, buildup or bioherm reef rocks in the Zechstein Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Avicula keratophaga by Geinitz (1841) and Howse (1848); it was recombined as Gervillia ceratophaga by Howse (1857) and Geinitz (1861); it was recombined as Bakevellia ceratophaga by King (1850), Trechmann (1945), Logan (1967), Zhang (1977), Fang (1987) and Hautmann et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Mytulites keratophagus von Schlotheim p. 30 figs. Pl 5, figs 2a-c
1841Avicula keratophaga Geinitz p. 639
1848Avicula keratophaga Howse p. 249
1850Bakevellia ceratophaga King p. 167 figs. Pl 14, figs 24-27
1857Gervillia ceratophaga Howse p. 306
1861Gervillia ceratophaga Geinitz p. 77 figs. Pl 14, figs 21,22
1945Bakevellia ceratophaga Trechmann p. 352
1967Bakevellia ceratophaga Logan p. 35 figs. Pl 4, figs 12-19
1977Bakevellia ceratophaga Zhang p. 501 figs. Pl 195, figs 2,3
1987Bakevellia ceratophaga Fang p. 369 figs. Pl 1, figs 16-18
2015Bakevellia ceratophaga Hautmann et al. p. 886 fig. 9D,E

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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)
suborderMalleidinaGray 1854
superfamilyPterioideaGray 1847
familyBakevelliidae
genusBakevelliaKing 1848
speciesceratophaga()

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