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Barbatia carolinensis

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Arca carolinensis was named by Conrad (1849) [m. kosnik taxon no: 2755; DISTRIBUTION: Late Pliocene; Atlantic Coastal Plain; COMMENTS: Authorship of MAK incorrect - not Conrad, 1875.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Barbatia (Plagiarca) carolinensis by Conrad (1875); it was recombined as Scapharca (Scapharca) carolinensis by Dall (1898); it was recombined as Anadara carolinensis by Gardner (1943); it was recombined as Barbatia carolinensis by Ward (1992); it was recombined as Arca (Barbatia) carolinensis by Kosnik (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Arca carolinensis Conrad p. 281
1875Barbatia (Plagiarca) carolinensis Conrad p. 4
1898Scapharca (Scapharca) carolinensis Dall p. 639
1916Arca carolinensis Sheldon p. 42
1923Arca carolinensis Stephenson p. 119
1943Anadara carolinensis Gardner p. 25
1992Barbatia carolinensis Ward
2002Arca (Barbatia) carolinensis Kosnik

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
genusBarbatiaGray 1842
speciescarolinensis(Conrad 1849)

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