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Placamen

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Placamen was named by Iredale (1925) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Chioninae by Vokes (1980); to Veneridae by Lamprell and Whitehead (1992); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Placamen Iredale
1980Placamen Vokes p. 178
1992Placamen Lamprell and Whitehead p. 128
2002Placamen 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
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
genusPlacamenIredale 1925

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