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Amiantis purpurata

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Venus purpurata was named by Lamarck (1818) [DISTRIBUTION: Holocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Amiantis (Amiantis) purpurata by da Silva Forti (1969); it was recombined as Amiantis purpurata by Rosenberg (2005).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1818Venus purpurata Lamarck p. 301
1969Amiantis (Amiantis) purpurata da Silva Forti p. 85
2005Amiantis purpurata Rosenberg

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyCallocardiinae(Dall 1895)
genusAmiantisCarpenter 1863
speciespurpurata(Lamarck 1818)

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