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Liebea squamosa

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Myalinidae

Taxonomy
Mytilus squamosus was named by Sowerby (1829). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Ferry Bridge (Sedgwick collection), which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Liebea squamosa by Waagen (1881), Newell (1955), Logan (1967), Muromtseva and Guskov (1984) and Lu (1986).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Mytilus squamosus Sowerby p. 120
1837Mytilus hausmanni Goldfuss p. 168 figs. Pl 138, fig 4
1848Mytilus squamosus Howse p. 248
1850Mytilus squamosus King p. 159 figs. Pl 14, figs 1-7
1857Myalina hausmanni Howse p. 307
1861Aucella hausmanni Geinitz p. 72 figs. Pl 14, figs 8-16
1881Liebea squamosa Waagen p. 295
1955Liebea squamosa Newell p. 27 figs. Pl 5, figs 14,15
1967Liebea hausmanni Klapcinski p. 429 figs. Pl 29, figs 1-6
1967Liebea squamosa Logan p. 38 figs. Pl 5, figs 1-13
1984Liebea squamosa Muromtseva and Guskov p. 44 figs. Pl 4, figs 14-19,22-25
1986Liebea squamosa Lu p. 470 figs. Pl 1, figs 10,13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
MyalinataPaul 1939
orderMyalinidaPaul 1939
superfamilyAmbonychioidea(Miller 1877)
familyMyalinidaeFrech 1891
genusLiebea
speciessquamosa()

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