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Macrocallista pittsburgensis

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Callista pittsburgensis was named by Dall (1900) [TYPE SPECIMEN: Lectotype.]. Its type specimen is USNM 107396, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Meretrix (Callista) pittsburgensis by Dall (1900); it was recombined as Callista (Macrocallista) pittsburgensis by Moore (1976); it was recombined as Macrocallista pittsburgensis by Dall (1903), Weaver (1942) and Hendy (2019).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Callista pittsburgensis Dall figs. pl. 36, fig. 22
1900Meretrix (Callista) pittsburgensis Dall
1903Macrocallista pittsburgensis Dall p. 1253
1942Macrocallista pittsburgensis Weaver p. 175
1976Callista (Macrocallista) pittsburgensis Moore p. 49
2019Macrocallista pittsburgensis Hendy

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
genusMacrocallistaMeek 1876
speciespittsburgensis(Dall 1900)

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