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Saccostrea mordax

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Ostraea mordax was named by Gould (1850). It is extant.

It was recombined as Saccostrea mordax by Lam and Morton (2009) and Raith et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Ostraea mordax Gould p. 346
2009Saccostrea mordax Lam and Morton p. 483
2016Saccostrea mordax Raith et al. p. 269 figs. Fig. 3

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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
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyCrassostreinaeScarlato and Starobogatov 1979
genusSaccostreaDolfuss and Dautzenberg 1920
speciesmordax(Gould 1850)

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