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Microcardium

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Taxonomy
Microcardium was named by Thiele (1934) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant. Its type is Cardium (Fulvia) peramabilis.

It was reranked as Nemocardium (Microcardium) by Vokes (1989) and Schneider (1995).

It was assigned to Nemocardium by Vokes (1989) and Schneider (1995); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Protocardiinae by Vokes (1980), Woodring (1982) and Poutiers (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Microcardium Thiele p. 878
1977Decussicardium Fischer-Piette
1980Microcardium Vokes p. 129
1982Microcardium Woodring p. 645
1989Nemocardium (Microcardium) Vokes p. 124
1995Nemocardium (Microcardium) Schneider p. 339
2002Microcardium Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Tobarum Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Microcardium Poutiers p. 643

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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
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyProtocardiinaeReuss 1846
genusMicrocardiumThiele 1934

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