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Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Gouldia was named by Adams (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant. Its type is Thetis cerina.

It was reranked as Circe (Gouldia) by Dall and Simpson (1901); it was reranked as Crassinella (Gouldia) by Anderson (1928); it was reranked as Gafrarium (Gouldia) by Dey (1961).

It was assigned to Circe by Dall and Simpson (1901); to Crassinella by Anderson (1928); to Gafrarium by Dey (1961); to Meretricinae by da Silva Forti (1969); to Circinae by Vokes (1980), Woodring (1982) and Miller (1985); to Gafrariinae by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); to Veneridae by Marasti (1973), Farinati (1985), Ward and Blackwelder (1987), Lamprell and Healy (1998), Wienrich (1999), Todd (2001) and Schneider et al. (2005); to Gouldiidae by Bouchet et al. (2010); and to Gouldiinae by Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Thetis Adams
1847Gouldia Adams p. 29
1901Circe (Gouldia) Dall and Simpson p. 487
1928Crassinella (Gouldia) Anderson p. 20
1961Gafrarium (Gouldia) Dey
1969Gouldia da Silva Forti p. 82
1973Gouldia Marasti p. 109
1980Gouldia Vokes p. 168
1982Gouldia Woodring p. 682
1985Gouldia Farinati p. 216
1985Gouldia Miller III p. 123
1987Gouldia Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
1995Gouldia Pacaud and Le Renard p. 183
1998Gouldia Lamprell and Healy p. 250
1999Gouldia Wienrich p. 253
2001Gouldia Todd
2002Gouldia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Gouldia Schneider et al. p. 102
2010Gouldia Bouchet et al.
2012Gouldia Coan and Valentich-Scott p. 786

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyGouldiinae(Stewart 1930)
genusGouldiaAdams 1847

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.

No diagnoses are available