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Cerastoderma

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Taxonomy
Cerastoderma was named by Mörch (1853) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Cardium (Cerastoderma) by Dall (1900), Glenn (1904) and Barry (1942); it was reranked as Laevicardium (Cerastoderma) by Barth (1956).

It was assigned to Cardium by Dall (1900), Glenn (1904) and Barry (1942); to Laevicardium by Barth (1956); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cardiidae by Schneider et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Cerastoderma Mörch
1900Cardium (Cerastoderma) Dall p. 1094
1904Cardium (Cerastoderma) Glenn p. 319
1942Cardium (Cerastoderma) Barry p. 66
1956Laevicardium (Cerastoderma) Barth
2002Cerastoderma Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Cerastoderma Schneider et al. p. 114

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
genusCerastodermaMörch 1853

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