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Cyclocardia borealis

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Venericardia borealis was named by Conrad (1831). It is extant. It is the type species of Cyclocardia.

It was recombined as Cardita borealis by Krause (1895); it was recombined as Cyclocardia borealis by Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Venericardia borealis Conrad p. 39 figs. pl. 8, fig, 1
1895Cardita borealis Krause p. 30
1933Venericardia borealis Procter
2012Cyclocardia borealis Coan and Valentich-Scott p. 381

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
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
speciesborealis(Conrad 1831)

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