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Cunearca silverdalensis

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Arca (Scapharca) silverdalensis was named by Kellum (1926) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; North Carolina]. It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USGS 10655 (John Gilette Farm), Silverdale, Trent marl, Onslow Co., NC, which is in a Miocene marine marl/sandstone in the Trent Formation of North Carolina.

It was recombined as Anadara (Anadara) silverdalensis by Bird (1965); it was recombined as Cunearca silverdalensis by Ward (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Arca (Scapharca) silverdalensis Kellum pp. 34-35 figs. pl. 8, figs. 1-3
1965Anadara (Anadara) silverdalensis Bird p. 27
1992Cunearca silverdalensis Ward p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyAnadarinaeReinhart 1935
genusCunearcaGray 1847
speciessilverdalensis()

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