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Gryphaeostrea vomer

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Taxonomy
Gryphaea vomer was named by Morton (1828) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Gulf Coast.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Ostrea vomer by de Gregario (1890); it was recombined as Gryphaeostrea vomer by Stephenson (1941) and Palmer and Brann (1965).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1828Gryphaea vomer Morton p. 83
1865Ostrea (Gryphaeostrea) subeversa Conrad p. 15
1890Ostrea vomer de Gregario p. 178
1941Gryphaeostrea vomer Stephenson p. 118
1965Gryphaeostrea vomer Palmer and Brann p. 157

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyGryphaeidaeVialov 1936
subfamilyExogyrinaeVialov 1936
genusGryphaeostreaConrad 1865
speciesvomer(Morton 1828)

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