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Rangia cuneata

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Taxonomy
Gnathodon cuneatus was named by Sowerby (1831). It is extant.

It was misspelled as Gnathodon cuneatum by Cooke (1936); it was recombined as Rangia cuneata by Dall (1898), Abbott (1954), Richards (1962), Spencer and Campbell (1987), Petuch and Roberts (2007) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Gnathodon cuneatus Sowerby figs. pl. 36, figs. 1-7
1884Gnathodon nasutus Dall
1898Rangia cuneata Dall p. 904
1936Gnathodon cuneatum Cooke
1954Rangia cuneata Abbott p. 450
1962Rangia nasuta DuBar
1962Rangia cuneata Richards p. 69
1987Rangia cuneata Spencer and Campbell p. 47
2007Rangia cuneata Petuch and Roberts
2008Rangia cuneata 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
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
genusRangiaDes Moulins 1832
speciescuneata(Sowerby 1831)

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