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Acrosterigma (Vasticardium)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Taxonomy
Vasticardium was named by Iredale (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Acrosterigma (Vasticardium) by Hendy (2007).

It was assigned to Trachycardiinae by Vokes (1980); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Acrosterigma by Hendy (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Vasticardium Iredale
1980Vasticardium Vokes p. 127
2002Vasticardium Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Acrosterigma (Vasticardium) Hendy

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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)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyTrachycardiinaeStewart 1930
genusAcrosterigmaDall 1900
subgenusVasticardium(Iredale 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