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Gouldiinae

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Gouldiidae was named by Stewart (1930). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Veneridae by Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006); it was reranked as the tribe Gouldiini by Carter et al. (2011); it was reranked as the subfamily Gouldiinae by Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

It was assigned to Meretricinae by Carter et al. (2011); and to Veneridae by Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Circinae Dall
1930Gouldiidae Stewart
1954Gafrariinae Korobkov
1980Circinae Vokes p. 168
1985Circinae Miller III p. 123
1995Gafrariinae Pacaud and Le Renard p. 155
2011Gouldiini Carter et al. p. 17
2012Gouldiinae Coan and Valentich-Scott p. 786

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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
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyGouldiinae(Stewart 1930)
subfamilyGouldiinae(Stewart 1930)

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