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Meiocardia

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Glossidae

Taxonomy
Meiocardia was named by Adams and A (1857) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Isocardia (Meiocardia) by Hendy (2007).

It was assigned to Glossidae by Vokes (1980) and Wienrich (1999); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Isocardia by Hendy (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Meiocardia Adams and A.
1980Meiocardia Vokes p. 161
1999Meiocardia Wienrich p. 252
2002Meiocardia Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Isocardia (Meiocardia) 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
superfamilyGlossoidea(Gray 1847)
familyGlossidaeGray 1847
genusMeiocardiaAdams and A 1857

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