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Spisula rappahannockensis

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Taxonomy
Spisula (Hemimactra) rappahannockensis was named by Gardner (1944).

It was recombined as Spisula rappahannockensis by Ward (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1944Spisula (Hemimactra) rappahannockensis Gardner pp. 110-111 figs. Plate 18, Figs. 2-4, 7
1992Spisula rappahannockensis Ward p. 95

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
genusSpisulaGray 1837
speciesrappahannockensis(Gardner 1944)

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.

Spisula rappahannockensis Gardner 1944
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: infaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-09-09 14:12:34
Modified: 2009-09-09 16:12:34
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Sanchez Roig 1926, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Messinian or 7.24600 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (Virginia) Spisula rappahannockensis (59296 61291)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333USA (Virginia) Spisula rappahannockensis (71534 71536 71618 71644)