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Crassostrea gigas (giant Pacific oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Ostrea gigas was named by Thunberg (1793). It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1793Ostrea gigas Thunberg pp. 140-142
2009Crassostrea gigas Lam and Morton p. 485
2016Crassostrea gigas Raith et al. p. 265

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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
genusCrassostreaSacco 1897
speciesgigas(Thunberg 1793)

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