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Cardita beneckei

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Cardita beneckei was named by Bittner (1895). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is St. Cassian (K.K. Geol Reichsanstalt coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Cardita beneckei Bittner

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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
speciesbeneckei

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: Aberhan et al. 2004, Eames 1951

Age range: Julian or 235.00000 to 232.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Cardita beneckei (type locality: 144634)