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Codakia punctata

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Venus punctata was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Recent; Indo-Pacific.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Lentillaria punctata by Schumacher (1817); it was recombined as Codakia punctata by Mörch (1853), Beesley (1998), Kosnik (2002) and Glover and Taylor (2007).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Venus punctata Linnaeus
1817Lentillaria punctata Schumacher p. 49
1853Codakia punctata Mörch p. 33
1998Codakia punctata Beesley p. 312
2007Codakia punctata Glover and Taylor p. 132

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
genusCodakiaScopoli 1777
speciespunctata(Linnaeus 1758)

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