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Otapiria neuquensis

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Monotidae

Taxonomy
Otapiria neuquensis was named by Damborenea (1987). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is D13-Canadon La Pintada, South Neuquen, which is in a Pliensbachian marine siltstone in Argentina.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Otapiria neuquensis Damborenea p. 156 figs. Pl 6, figs 1-5
2002Otapiria neuquensis Damborenea p. 21 figs. Pl 1, figs 4,5; text-fig 8a

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
MonotoideiWaterhouse 2001
familyMonotidaeFischer 1887
genusOtapiriaMarwick 1935
speciesneuquensisDamborenea 1987

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