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Tulongocardium

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Pterocardiidae

Taxonomy
Tulongocardium was named by Chen et al. (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr u Sepkoski's reference number: ZR80]. It is the type genus of Tulongocardiinae.

It was assigned to Tulongocardiinae by Schneider (1995); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Tulongocardium Chen et al.
1977Vietnamicardium Vu-khuc p. 678
1980Vietnamicardium Vokes p. 242
1995Tulongocardium Schneider p. 339
2002Tulongocardium Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Vietnamicardium 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
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyPterocardiidaeScarlato and Starobogatov 1979
subfamilyTulongocardiinae
genusTulongocardiumChen et al. 1976

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