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Chaenocardia

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Chaenocardiidae

Taxonomy
Chaenocardia was named by Meek (1869) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Chaenocardiinae by Vokes (1980); to Chaenocardiidae by Newell and Boyd (1995); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Chaenocardia Meek
1980Chaenocardia Vokes p. 48
1995Chaenocardia Newell and Boyd p. 76
2002Chaenocardia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
AviculopectinoideiStarobogatov 1992
superfamilyChaenocardioideaMiller 1889
familyChaenocardiidaeMiller 1889
genusChaenocardiaMeek 1869

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