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Pleuromeris tridentata

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Venericardia tridentata was named by Say (1826) [DISTRIBUTION: Pliocene; Western Atlantic. TYPE: Holotype missing (ANSP).]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Cardita tridentata by Say (1832), Conrad (1845), Conrad (1846), Tuomey and Holmes (1855), Holmes (1858) and Holmes (1860); it was recombined as Actinobolus tridentata by Conrad (1862); it was recombined as Venericardia (Pleuromeris) tridentata by Dall (1903); it was recombined as Glans (Pleuromeris) tridentata by Gardner (1943); it was recombined as Cardita (Pleuromeris) tridentata by DuBar (1958); it was recombined as Pleuromeris tridentata by Spencer and Campbell (1987) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Venericardia tridentata Say p. 216
1826Venericardia tridentata Say p. 216
1832Cardita tridentata Say figs. pl. 6, figs. 1-5
1845Cardita tridentata Conrad p. 76
1846Cardita tridentata Conrad p. 404
1855Cardita tridentata Tuomey and Holmes p. 67
1858Cardita tridentata Holmes p. 31
1858Venericardia tridentata Say p. 124
1860Cardita tridentata Holmes p. 31
1862Actinobolus tridentata Conrad p. 578
1889Venericardia tridentata Dall p. 46
1903Venericardia (Pleuromeris) tridentata Dall p. 1433
1943Glans (Pleuromeris) tridentata Gardner p. 70
1954Venericardia tridentata Abbott p. 380
1958Cardita (Pleuromeris) tridentata DuBar p. 163
1962Venericardia tridentata Richards p. 60
1974Venericardia tridentata Abbott p. 477
1987Pleuromeris tridentata Spencer and Campbell p. 45
2008Pleuromeris tridentata Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(FĂ©russac 1822)
familyCarditidaeFleming 1820
genusPleuromerisConrad 1867
speciestridentata(Say 1826)

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