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Venerella secunda

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Venus secunda was named by Deshayes (1857) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; western Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Venerella secunda by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995).

Synonyms
  • Venus solida was named by Deshayes (1825) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; western Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was recombined as Marcia solida by Morellet and Morellet (1945); it was replaced with Venerella secunda by Pacaud and Le Renard (1995).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Venus solida Deshayes
1857Venus secunda Deshayes pp. 426-427 figs. pl. 28, figs. 21-23
1945Marcia solida Morellet and Morellet
1995Venerella secunda Pacaud and Le Renard

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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
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
tribeTapetini(Gray 1851)
genusVenerellaCossmann 1886
speciessecunda()

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