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Cardita alata

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Mytilicardia alata was named by Tate (1886) [TYPE LOCALITY: Adelaide Bore, Kent Town, South Australia (?Pliocene)]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Cardita alata by Darragh (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Mytilicardia alata Tate p. 149 figs. pl. 2, fig. 12
1970Cardita alata Darragh p. 130

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(Férussac 1822)
familyCarditidaeFleming 1820
genusCarditaBruguière 1792
speciesalata()

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