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Lopha cristagalli (Cock's Comb Oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

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

It was recombined as Ostrea (Lopha) cristagalli by Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945); it was recombined as Lopha cristagalli by Wilson (2002) and Rosenberg et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Mytilus cristagalli Linnaeus
1945Ostrea (Lopha) cristagalli Ladd and Hoffmeister
2002Lopha cristagalli Wilson p. 46
2006Lopha cristagalli Rosenberg 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(Fërussac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyOstreinaeRafinesque 1815
genusLophaRöding 1798
speciescristagalli(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