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Hyotissa hyotis (Honeycomb Oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Taxonomy
Mytilus hyotis was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Ostrea hyotis by Mukerjee (1939) and Azzaroli (1958); it was recombined as Ostrea (Lopha) hyotis by Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945); it was recombined as Lopha hyotis by Skwarko (1994); it was recombined as Hyotissa hyotis by Freneix et al. (1988), Perrilliat (1994), Wilson (2002) and Raith et al. (2016).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Mytilus hyotis Linnaeus
1914Ostrea fisheri Dall
1939Ostrea hyotis Mukerjee p. 33
1945Ostrea (Lopha) hyotis Ladd and Hoffmeister
1950Ostrea fischeri Durham p. 59
1958Ostrea hyotis Azzaroli p. 106
1982Hyotissa fisheri Woodring p. 609
1988Hyotissa hyotis Freneix et al. p. 3
1994Hyotissa hyotis Perrilliat p. 235
1994Lopha hyotis Skwarko p. g7
2002Hyotissa hyotis Wilson p. 46
2016Hyotissa hyotis Raith et al.

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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
subfamilyPycnodonteinaeStenzel 1959
genusHyotissaStenzel 1971
specieshyotis(Linnaeus 1758)

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