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Rhaetavicula contorta

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae

Taxonomy
Avicula contorta was named by Portlock (1843).

It was recombined as Rhaetavicula contorta by Macfadyen (1970).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Avicula contorta Portlock
1851Avicula inaequiradiata Schafhautl
1856Gervillia striocurva Quenstedt
1876Avicula contorta Henry p. 424 figs. Pl 4, figs 19,20
1970Rhaetavicula contorta Macfadyen p. 207

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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)
suborderMalleidinaGray 1854
superfamilyPterioideaGray 1847
familyPteriidaeGray 1847
genusRhaetaviculaCox 1962
speciescontorta(Portlock 1843)

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