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Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Chione was named by von Mühlfield (1811) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 814]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Venus (Chione) by Tenison Woods (1877).

It was assigned to Venus by Tenison Woods (1877); to Veneridae by Clark and Arnold (1923), Woodring (1925), Olsson (1931), Oostingh (1935), Durham (1944), Ward and Blackwelder (1987), Frassinetti and Covacevich (1999) and Todd (2001); to Chioninae by Woodring (1982), Perrilliat (1992), Ward (1992), Camacho et al. (2000) and Roopnarine (2001); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Venerinae by Glenn (1904), Gardner (1943), Gardner (1947), da Silva Forti (1969) and Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1811Chione von Mühlfield p. 51
1877Venus (Chione) Tenison Woods p. 113
1904Chione Glenn p. 307
1923Chione Clark and Arnold p. 147
1925Chione Woodring p. 159
1931Chione Olsson p. 62
1935Chione Oostingh p. 184
1943Chione Gardner p. 127
1944Chione Durham p. 146
1947Chione Gardner p. 166
1969Chione da Silva Forti p. 86
1982Chione Woodring p. 701
1987Chione Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
1992Chione Perrilliat p. 17
1992Chione Ward p. 104
1999Chione Frassinetti and Covacevich p. 36
2000Chione Camacho et al. p. 69
2001Chione Roopnarine p. 644
2001Chione Todd
2002Chione Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Chione Coan and Valentich-Scott p. 756

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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
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
genusChionevon Mühlfield 1811

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