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Barbatia (Cucullaearca) mississippiensis

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Byssoarca mississippiensis was named by Conrad (1854) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 30648, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Navicula mississippiensis by Conrad (1854); it was recombined as Cucullaearca mississippiensis by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Arca (Byssoarca) mississippiensis by Meyer (1885); it was recombined as Barbatia (Cucullaearca) mississippiensis by Jung (1965); it was recombined as Barbatia mississippiensis by Cooke (1921) and Dockery (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Navicula mississippiensis Conrad p. 29
1854Byssoarca mississippiensis Conrad p. 295
1865Cucullaearca mississippiensis Conrad p. 11
1885Arca (Byssoarca) mississippiensis Meyer p. 467
1921Barbatia mississippiensis Cooke p. 84
1965Barbatia (Cucullaearca) mississippiensis Jung p. 422
1982Barbatia mississippiensis Dockery p. 30

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
genusBarbatiaGray 1842
subgenusCucullaearca(Conrad 1865)
speciesmississippiensis(Conrad 1854)

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