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Ciliatocardium

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Ciliatocardium Kafanov
2000Clinocardium (Ciliatocardium) Coan et al. p. 363
2002Ciliatocardium Kafanov p. 1
2002Ciliatocardium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
Neocardiids
EucardiidsSchneider 1995
subfamilyClinocardiinaeKafanov 1975
genusCiliatocardiumKafanov 1974

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. V. Coan et al. 2000Shell inflated, subequilateral. Sculpture of strong radial ribs, triangular in cross
section, never tubercular, becoming more widely spaced anteriorly. Periostracum
thick, with radial rows of setae on rib peaks.