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Chione (Chionopsis) richthofeni

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Chione richthofeni was named by Hertlein and Jordan (1927) [DISTRIBUTION: Early-Middle Miocene; Pacific coast, North America.]. Its type specimen is LSJU 66, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Chione (Chionopsis) richthofeni by Adegoke (1969).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Chione richthofeni Hertlein and Jordan pp. 619-620 figs. pl. 17, figs. 4, 7, 8
1969Chione (Chionopsis) richthofeni Adegoke p. 138

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
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
genusChioneOlsson 1932
subgenusChionopsis
speciesrichthofeni()

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