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Mactromeris pittsburgensis

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Taxonomy
Spisula pittsburgensis was named by Clark (1925). Its type specimen is SU 5205, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Spisula (Mactromeris) pittsburgensis by Moore (1976); it was recombined as Mactromeris pittsburgensis by Hickman (2015) and Hendy (2019).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Spisula pittsburgensis Clark pp. 101-102 figs. pl. 17, figs. 2-4
1942Spisula pittsburgensis Weaver p. 235
1976Spisula (Mactromeris) pittsburgensis Moore p. 49
2015Mactromeris pittsburgensis Hickman p. 32
2019Mactromeris 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
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
genusMactromerisConrad 1868
speciespittsburgensis(Clark 1925)

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