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Gaimardioidea

Bivalvia - Cardiida

Taxonomy
Gaimardiacea was named by Hedley (1916) [m. kosnik taxon no: 6072]. It is extant.

It was corrected as Gaimardioidea by Nevesskaja (2009) and Carter et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Lucinina by Stilwell and Zinsmeister (1992); to Veneroida by Vokes (1980) and Nevesskaja (2009); and to Veneroitei by Carter et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Gaimardiacea Hedley
1980Gaimardiacea Vokes p. 155
1992Gaimardiacea Stilwell and Zinsmeister p. 68
2009Gaimardioidea Nevesskaja
2011Gaimardioidea Carter et al. p. 16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyGaimardioidea(Hedley 1916)
superfamilyGaimardioidea(Hedley 1916)

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