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Tawera

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Tawera was named by Marwick (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Chioninae by Vokes (1980); to Veneridae by Gordillo (1991) and Lamprell and Whitehead (1992); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Venerinae by Beu (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Tawera Marwick p. 613
1980Tawera Vokes p. 176
1991Tawera Gordillo p. 129
1992Tawera Lamprell and Whitehead p. 130
2002Tawera Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Tawera Beu p. 277

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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
genusTaweraMarwick 1927

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