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Carditella

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Carditella was named by Smith (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Condylocardiidae by Oostingh (1935); to Carditamerinae by Vokes (1980) and Dockery (1982); to Carditidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Carditella Smith p. 264
1935Carditella Oostingh p. 167
1980Carditella Vokes p. 118
1982Carditella Dockery p. 64
1998Carditella Lamprell and Healy p. 240
2002Carditella 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)
familyCarditidaeFleming 1820
subfamilyCarditamerinaeChavan 1969
genusCarditellaSmith 1881

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