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Venericardia (Venericor) regia

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Venericardia planicosta regia was named by Conrad (1865). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Venericardia regia by Conrad (1866); it was recombined as Cardita regia by Heilprin (1891); it was synonymized subjectively with Venericardia planicosta by Clark (1895); it was recombined as Venericardia (Venericor) regia by Gardner and Bowles (1939).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Venericardia planicosta regia Conrad pp. 8, 364
1866Venericardia regia Conrad p. 5
1891Cardita regia Heilprin p. 402
1939Venericardia (Venericor) regia Gardner and Bowles p. 187

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(FĂ©russac 1822)
familyCarditidaeFleming 1820
subfamilyVenericardiinaeChavan 1969
genusVenericardiaLamarck 1801
subgenusVenericor(Stewart 1930)
speciesregia(Conrad 1865)

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: shallow infaunalg
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2018-02-27 11:34:57
Modified: 2018-03-04 20:18:07
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Stanley 1970, Aberhan et al. 2004, Eames 1951

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Paleocene to the top of the Thanetian or 58.70000 to 56.00000 Ma

Collections (10 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Virginia) Venericardia regia (101316 101318)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Maryland) Venericardia regia (99282 99283)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Virginia) Venericardia regia (35062)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Maryland) Venericardia regia (91709 91712 91714 91720 92162)