|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae
It was reranked as Cerastoderma (Dinocardium) by Gardner (1945); it was reranked as Cardium (Dinocardium) by Richards (1953); it was reranked as Laevicardium (Dinocardium) by Palmer and Brann (1965).
It was assigned to Cerastoderma by Gardner (1945); to Cardium by Richards (1953); to Laevicardium by Palmer and Brann (1965); to Laevicardiinae by Vokes (1980), Woodring (1982) and Dockery (1982); to Cardiidae by Ward and Blackwelder (1987) and Ward (1992); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cardiinae by Schneider (2002).
|Year||Name and author|
|1945||Cerastoderma (Dinocardium) Gardner|
|1953||Cardium (Dinocardium) Richards p. 51|
|1965||Laevicardium (Dinocardium) Palmer and Brann p. 164|
|1980||Dinocardium Vokes p. 129|
|1982||Dinocardium Dockery p. 74|
|1982||Dinocardium Woodring p. 646|
|1987||Dinocardium Ward and Blackwelder p. 130|
|1992||Dinocardium Ward p. 92|
|2002||Dinocardium Schneider p. 351 figs. Figure 25|
|2002||Dinocardium Sepkoski, Jr.|
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