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Dinocardium

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Taxonomy
Dinocardium was named by Dall (1900) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Cerastoderma (Dinocardium) by Gardner (1945); it was reranked as Cardium (Dinocardium) by Richards (1953); it was reranked as Laevicardium (Dinocardium) by Palmer and Brann (1965).

It was assigned to Cerastoderma by Gardner (1945); to Cardium by Richards (1953); to Laevicardium by Palmer and Brann (1965); to Laevicardiinae by Vokes (1980), Woodring (1982) and Dockery (1982); to Cardiidae by Ward and Blackwelder (1987) and Ward (1992); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cardiinae by Schneider (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1900Dinocardium Dall
1945Cerastoderma (Dinocardium) Gardner
1953Cardium (Dinocardium) Richards p. 51
1965Laevicardium (Dinocardium) Palmer and Brann p. 164
1980Dinocardium Vokes p. 129
1982Dinocardium Dockery p. 74
1982Dinocardium Woodring p. 646
1987Dinocardium Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
1992Dinocardium Ward p. 92
2002Dinocardium Schneider p. 351 figs. Figure 25
2002Dinocardium Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
Neocardiids
EucardiidsSchneider 1995
subfamilyCardiinaeLamarck 1809
genusDinocardiumDall 1900

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