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Cardites

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Cardites was named by Link (1807) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Cardita (Cardites) by Keen (1971).

It was assigned to Cardita by Keen (1971); to Carditesinae by Freneix et al. (1988); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Carditinae by Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1807Cardites Link
1971Cardita (Cardites) Keen p. 107
1988Cardites Freneix et al. p. 425
2002Cardites Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Cardites Coan and Valentich-Scott p. 379

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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
subfamilyCarditinaeFleming 1820
genusCarditesLink 1807

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