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Rhabdopitaria astartoides

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Callocardia astartoides was named by Gardner (1923) [IDSTRIBUTION: Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain/]. It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Pitaria (Rhabdopitaria).

It was recombined as Pitaria (Rhabdopitaria) astartoides by Palmer (1927); it was recombined as Rhabdopitaria astartoides by Stenzel et al. (1957).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Callocardia astartoides Gardner p. 113 figs. pl. 32, figs. 4-7
1927Pitaria (Rhabdopitaria) astartoides Palmer pp. 221-212
1957Rhabdopitaria astartoides Stenzel et al. p. 151

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
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
subfamilyCallocardiinae(Dall 1895)
genusRhabdopitaria(Palmer 1927)
speciesastartoides(Gardner 1923)

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