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Cypricardinia fossa

Bivalvia - Carditida - Cardiniidae

Taxonomy
Cypricardinia fossa was named by Campbell and Engel (1963). Its type specimen is F.7603 U.N.E., a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is L76, Rangari Section, 6.2 km north, 2.5 km east of Kelvin, which is in a Kinderhookian carbonate limestone in the Rangari limestone Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Cypricardinia fossa Campbell and Engel pp. 103-104 figs. pl. 7 f. 18-24

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(FĂ©russac 1822)
familyCardiniidaeZittel 1881
genusCypricardinia
speciesfossa

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