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Caestocorbula murchisonii

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Taxonomy
Corbula murchisonii was named by Lea (1833). Its type specimen is ANSP 5061, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was corrected as Corbula murchisoni by Meyer and Aldrich (1886); it was recombined as Caestocorbula murchisonii by Palmer and Brann (1965) and CoBabe and Allmon (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Corbula murchisonii Lea p. 46 figs. pl. 1, fig. 13
1886Corbula murchisoni Meyer and Aldrich p. 45 figs. pl. 2, fig. 22
1965Caestocorbula murchisonii Palmer and Brann p. 56
1994Caestocorbula murchisonii CoBabe and Allmon

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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
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyMyoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCorbulidaeLamarck 1818
subfamilyCaestocorbulinaeVokes 1945
genusCaestocorbulaVincent 1910
speciesmurchisonii(Lea 1833)

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