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Balantioselena gairi

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Taxonomy
Balantioselena gairi was named by Speden (1962). Its type specimen is NZGS TM 2771, a valve (left valve), and it is a mold. Its type locality is GS 7204, Corbie's Creek (H40/f7510), which is in a Ladinian marine sandstone in the Rabbiters Hut Formation of New Zealand. It is the type species of Balantioselena.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Balantioselena gairi Speden p. 99 figs. 4-17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(FĂ©russac 1822)
familyAstartidaed'Orbigny 1844
genusBalantioselena
speciesgairi

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