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Ameghinomya antiqua

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Venus antiqua was named by King (1832) [DISTRIBUTION: Holocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Protothaca antiqua by da Silva Forti (1969); it was recombined as Ameghinomya antiqua by Ortlieb et al. (1990) and Rosenberg (2005).

Synonyms
  • Chione pampeana was named by Ihering (1907) [DISTRIBUTION: Holocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Ameghinomya antiqua by Rosenberg (2005).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1832Venus antiqua King p. 335
1907Chione pampeana Ihering p. 454 figs. pl. 18, figs. 125a-b
1969Chione pampeana da Silva Forti p. 86
1969Protothaca antiqua da Silva Forti p. 86
1990Ameghinomya antiqua Ortlieb et al.
2005Ameghinomya antiqua Rosenberg

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
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
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
genusAmeghinomyaRömer 1857
speciesantiqua(King 1832)

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