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Cardiomorphi

Bivalvia -

Taxonomy
Cardiomorphi was named by Ferussac (1822). It is extant.

It was assigned to Heteroconchia by Carter et al. (2011).

Sister taxa
Cardioni, Carditioni

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Cardiomorphi Ferussac
2011Cardiomorphi Carter et al. p. 13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilec
Life habit: infaunalc
Diet: suspension feederc
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 11:33:36
Modified: 2010-02-12 03:59:35
Source: c = class
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Whitlandian to the top of the Holocene or 478.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 477.7 Ma

Collections (18589 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (YunNan) Modiolopsis sp., Cypricardinia sp. (7733 7736)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Guizhou) Modiolopsis sp. (5279)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7France (Montagne Noire) Babinka prima (20819)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7Argentina (Jujuy) Cienagomya bidentata, Coxiconchia babini, Lipanella purmamarcensis (57210)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7Argentina Redoniidae indet., Goniophorina tenuicostata, Intihuarella simplicidentata, Ucumaris conradoi (66258)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Hunan and Hubei) Modiolopsis sp. (7719)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Sichuan) Modiolopsis sp. (5418)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Hunan) Modiolopsis sp. (7712)
Tremadocian485.4 - 477.7Morocco (Anti-Atlas) Babinka sp., Coxiconcha sp., Redonia sp. (166727)
Ordovician485.4 - 443.4USA (New York) Colpomya sp., Endodesma sp. (332)
Moridunian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (England) Actinodonta sp. (3682)
Moridunian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Actinodonta ramseyensis (3713 3714 166752) Carminodonta crossi, Celtoconcha foveata, Goniophora extensa, Eurymya sp., Fortowensia grandis, Modiolopsis sp. A, Modiolopsis sp. B, Moridunia simplicidens, Arenigomya carinata, Parallelodus dyfedensis (87601) Davidia ornata, Davidia plana, Modiolopsis ramseyensis, Modiolopsis homfrayi, Modiolopsis cambriensis (89324)
Whitlandian478.6 - 471.8France (Hérault) Coxiconcha giraudi, Redonia michelae (157403)
Cassinian478.6 - 468.1USA (Missouri) Ischyrodonta dakei, Modiolopsis convexa (75553) Modiolopsis convexa (75554)
Dawan478.6 - 468.1China (Hunan and Hubei) Modiolopsis sp. (7717)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina Cosmogoniophorina sp., Cosmogoniophora sp. (8777) Redonia sp. (8875) Redonia sp., Cosmogoniophorina sp. (8783)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0France (Ille-et-Vilaine) Actinodonta sp. (20860) Actinodonta sp., Hippomya sp., Modiolopsis sp., Redonia sp. (20852)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina (Jujuy) Cienagomya bidentata, Ucumaropsis lermaensis, Goniophorina tenuicostata (57212)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina (Salta) Cienagomya bidentata, Ucumaropsis lermaensis (57211)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0China (YunNan) Cypricardinia sp. (7735) Modiolopsis sp., Cypricardinia sp. (7732)