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Circe

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Circe was named by Schumacher (1817) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Veneridae by Oostingh (1935) and Lamprell and Whitehead (1992); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Circinae by Vokes (1980) and Hendy (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1817Circe Schumacher
1935Circe Oostingh p. 180
1980Circe Vokes p. 168
1992Circe Lamprell and Whitehead p. 132
2002Circe Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Circe Hendy

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyGouldiinae(Stewart 1930)
genusCirceSchumacher 1817

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