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Neokimbleia planata

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Caprinuloideidae

Taxonomy
Caprina planata was named by Conrad (1855). Its type specimen is SNNHM USNM-9891 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Neokimbleia planata by Mitchell (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Caprina occidentalis Conrad p. 268
1855Caprina planata Conrad p. 268
1857Caprina occidentalis Conrad p. 147 figs. pl. 2, figs. 1a-c
1857Caprina planata Conrad p. 147 figs. pl. 2, figs. 2a-b
2013Neokimbleia planata Mitchell p. 57 figs. 6B-E

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderHippuritida(Newell 1965)
suborderRadiolitidina
superfamilyCaprinoidead’Orbigny 1850
familyCaprinuloideidaeDamestoy 1971
genusNeokimbleia
speciesplanata(Conrad 1855)

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. F. Mitchell 2013A species of Neokimbleia with a single, non-bifid anterior tooth, the shell flattened in an anterio-posteriorly direction, with the shell smoothly rounded, without flanges.