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Pseudocardia

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Pseudocardia was named by Conrad (1866) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi]. It is not extant.

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

Synonyms
  • Vetericardia was named by Conrad (1868) [m. kosnik taxon no: 4289].

    It was synonymized subjectively with Pseudocardia by Vokes (1980).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Pseudocardia Conrad
1868Vetericardia Conrad
1980Pseudocardia Vokes p. 119
2002Pseudocardia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(Férussac 1822)
familyCarditidaeFleming 1820
subfamilyCarditesinaeChavan 1969
genusPseudocardiaConrad 1866

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