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Praecardium

Bivalvia - Cyrtodontida - Praecardiidae

Taxonomy
Praecardium was named by Barrande (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl D Fame].

It was assigned to Praecardiinae by Vokes (1980); to Praecardioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Praecardiidae by Kříž (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Praecardium Barrande
1980Praecardium Vokes p. 9
2002Praecardium Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Praecardium Kříž p. 1361

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderCyrtodontidaScarlato and Starobogatov 1971
suborderPraecardiidina()
PraecardioideiNewell 1965
superfamilyPraecardioideaHoernes 1884
familyPraecardiidaeHoernes 1884
genusPraecardium

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