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Bentharca

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Bentharca was named by Verrill and Bush (1898) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002); to Anadarinae by Coan et al. (2000) and Spencer et al. (2004); and to Arcidae by Rosenberg (2005) and Mikkelsen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Bentharca Verrill and Bush
2000Bentharca Coan et al. pp. 132, 137
2002Bentharca Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Bentharca Spencer et al.
2005Bentharca Rosenberg
2006Bentharca Mikkelsen

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
genusBentharcaVerrill and Bush 1898

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