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Clinocardium (Ciliatocardium) ciliatum

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Taxonomy
Cardium ciliatum was named by Fabricius (1780) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Greenland, Hudson Bay-Massachusetts.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Clinocardium ciliatum by Matthews (1967); it was recombined as Ciliatocardium ciliatum by Kafanov (1974); it was recombined as Clinocardium (Ciliatocardium) ciliatum by Coan et al. (2000) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1780Cardium ciliatum Fabricius pp. 410-411
1789Cardium islandicum BruguiƩre p. 222
1967Clinocardium ciliatum Matthews
1974Ciliatocardium ciliatum Kafanov
2000Clinocardium (Ciliatocardium) ciliatum Coan et al. p. 363
2008Clinocardium (Ciliatocardium) ciliatum Hendy et al.

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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
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
Neocardiids
EucardiidsSchneider 1995
subfamilyClinocardiinaeKafanov 1975
genusClinocardiumKafanov 1974
subgenusCiliatocardium
speciesciliatum(Fabricius 1780)

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. V. Coan et al. 2000Shell thin, inflated, ovate, subequilateral to slightly oblique, longer posteriorly.
Sculpture of sharp, triangular radial ribs with wide interspaces. Periostracum thick,
adherent, with setae on rib crests. Inner shell margin crenulate.