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Crassostrea virginica auroraensis

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Crassostrea virginica auroraensis was named by Ward and Blackwelder (1987). Its type specimen is USNM 203911.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Crassostrea virginica auroraensis Ward and Blackwelder p. 144 figs. Plate 8, Figs. 1-4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
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)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
genusCrassostreaSacco 1897
speciesvirginica(Gmelin 1791)
subspeciesauroraensis

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.

Crassostrea virginica auroraensis Ward and Blackwelder 1987
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitef
Environment: hypersaline, marine, brackishf
Locomotion: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-08-18 17:09:48
Modified: 2009-08-18 19:09:48
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Kiessling 2003
Collections
No collection or age range data are available