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Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) elegans

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Venericardia elegans was named by Lamarck (1806) [DISTRIBUTION: Cenozoic; Western Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Cardita elegans by Nyst (1843); it was recombined as Cardita (Venericardia) elegans by Deshayes (1860); it was recombined as Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) elegans by Le Renard (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1806Venericardia elegans Lamarck p. 59 figs. pl. 27, fig. 7
1843Cardita elegans Nyst p. 215
1860Cardita (Venericardia) elegans Deshayes p. 772
1993Cyclocardia (Arcturellina) elegans Le Renard

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(FĂ©russac 1822)
familyCarditidaeFleming 1820
subfamilyCarditinaeFleming 1820
genusCyclocardiaConrad 1867
subgenusArcturellina(Chavan 1951)
specieselegans(Lamarck 1806)

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