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Benthocardiella

Bivalvia - Carditida - Condylocardiidae

Taxonomy
Benthocardiella was named by Powell (1930) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 899]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Condylocardiidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Condylocardiinae by Vokes (1980) and Middelfart (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Benthocardiella Powell
1980Benthocardiella Vokes p. 120
1998Benthocardiella Lamprell and Healy p. 168
2002Benthocardiella Middelfart p. 52
2002Benthocardiella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(FĂ©russac 1822)
familyCondylocardiidaeBernard 1896
subfamilyCondylocardiinaeBernard 1896
genusBenthocardiellaPowell 1930

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