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Mercenaria campechiensis tridacnoides

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Cyprina tridacnoides was named by Lamarck (1818) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Pliocene; Virginia-North Carolina.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Venus tridacnoides by Conrad (1838) and Dall (1903); it was recombined as Mercenaria tridacnoides by Conrad (1863) and Ward (1993); it was recombined as Venus (Mercenaria) campechiensis tridacnoides by Gardner (1943); it was recombined as Mercenaria campechiensis tridacnoides by Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1818Cyprina tridacnoides Lamarck p. 558
1838Venus tridacnoides Conrad p. 10
1863Mercenaria tridacnoides Conrad p. 574
1903Venus tridacnoides Dall p. 1310
1943Venus (Mercenaria) campechiensis tridacnoides Gardner pp. 132-133
1993Mercenaria tridacnoides Ward
2008Mercenaria campechiensis tridacnoides 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
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
genusMercenariaSchumacher 1817
speciescampechiensis(Gmelin 1791)
subspeciestridacnoides(Lamarck 1818)

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