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Caryocorbula willistoni

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Taxonomy
Corbula willistoni was named by Meyer (1885) [m. kosnik taxon no: 6650; DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Caryocorbula willistoni by Palmer and Brann (1965).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Corbula willistoni Meyer p. 462
1965Caryocorbula willistoni Palmer and Brann p. 78
2002Corbula willistoni Kosnik

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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
genusCaryocorbula(Gardner 1926)
specieswillistoni(Meyer 1885)

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