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Platycardia

Bivalvia - Megalodontida - Dicerocardiidae

Taxonomy
Platycardia was named by Beringer (1949) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm J Tith Sepkoski's reference number: 93].

It was assigned to Dicerocardiidae by Vokes (1980); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Platycardia Beringer p. 212
1980Platycardia Vokes p. 249
2002Platycardia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderMegalodontidaStarobogatov 1992
superfamilyMegalodontoidea(Morris 1853)
familyDicerocardiidaeKutassy 1934
genusPlatycardiaBeringer 1949

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