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Cardita sandiegoensis

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Cardita sandiegoensis was named by Hanna (1927). Its type specimen is UCMP 30980 - 30983 (syntypes) and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Glyptoactis (Claibornicardia) sandiegoensis by Squires (1987).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Cardita sandiegoensis Hanna p. 283 figs. Pl. 37, Figs. 1, 2, 8, 9
1987Glyptoactis (Claibornicardia) sandiegoensis Squires p. 64 fig. 110

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(Férussac 1822)
familyCarditidaeFleming 1820
genusCarditaBruguière 1792
speciessandiegoensisHanna 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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-08-17 20:23:42
Modified: 2009-08-17 22:23:42
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Eames 1951, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Eocene to the top of the Lutetian or 55.80000 to 41.30000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (California) Glyptoactis sandiegoensis (111552)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2USA (California) Clyptoactis sandiegoensis (202093) Glyptoactis sandiegoensis (202070)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (California) Glyptoactis sandiegoensis (200720)