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Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Venericardia was named by Lamarck (1801) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi R Sepkoski's reference number: 790]. It is extant. Its type is Venericardia imbricata.

It was reranked as Cardita (Venericardia) by Deshayes (1858) and Vredenburg (1928).

It was assigned to Cardita by Deshayes (1858) and Vredenburg (1928); to Venericardinae by Iqbal (1973) and Dockery (1982); to Venericardiinae by Vokes (1980), Moore (1992) and Chiesa et al. (1995); to Carditidae by Glenn (1904), Olsson (1931), Vokes (1939), Marwick (1960), Heaslip (1968), Woodring (1982), Gliozzi and Malatesta (1983), Lamprell and Whitehead (1992) and Camacho et al. (2000); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1801Venericardia Lamarck
1858Cardita (Venericardia) Deshayes p. 764
1904Venericardia Glenn p. 343
1928Cardita (Venericardia) Vredenburg p. 438
1931Venericardia Olsson p. 47
1939Venericardia Vokes p. 65
1960Venericardia Marwick p. 13
1968Venericardia Heaslip p. 82
1973Venericardia Iqbal p. 17
1980Venericardia Vokes p. 119
1982Venericardia Dockery p. 64
1982Venericardia Woodring p. 627
1983Venericardia Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 91
1992Venericardia Lamprell and Whitehead p. 56
1992Venericardia Moore p. 16
1995Venericardia Chiesa et al. p. 43
2000Venericardia Camacho et al. p. 68
2002Venericardia Sepkoski, Jr.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(FĂ©russac 1822)
familyCarditidaeFleming 1820
subfamilyVenericardiinaeChavan 1969
genusVenericardiaLamarck 1801

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