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Maitaia gigantea

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae

Taxonomy
Aphanaia gigantea was named by De Koninck (1877).

It was recombined as Maitaia gigantea by Waterhouse (1979).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Mytilus bigsbyi De Koninck p. 288 figs. Pl 21, figs 1,1a
1877Mytilus crassiventer De Koninck p. 288 figs. Pl 21, figs 32,2a
1877Aphanaia gigantea De Koninck p. 304 figs. Pl 21, figs 6,6a
1902Mytilus bigsbyi Etheridge Jr. p. 67 figs. Pl 18, figs 6, 7
1910Aphanaia gigantea Laseron p. 206
1979Maitaia gigantea Waterhouse p. 10 figs. Pl 3, figs 3,4; pl 4, figs 1-5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
MyalinataPaul 1939
orderMyalinidaPaul 1939
superfamilyInoceramoideaGiebel 1852
familyAtomodesmatidaeWaterhouse 1976
subfamilyAtomodesmatinae()
genusMaitaia
speciesgigantea(De Koninck 1877)

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