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Hippopus hippopus

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Cardiidae

Taxonomy
Chama hippopus was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; west Pacific. COMMENTS: m. kosnik taxon no: 10328]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Hippopus hippopus by Abrard (1946), Higo et al. (1999), Wilson (2002) and Harzhauser et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1946Hippopus hippopus Abrard p. 100
1999Hippopus hippopus Higo et al.
2002Hippopus hippopus Wilson p. 62
2008Hippopus hippopus Harzhauser et al. p. 205

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyCardioidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCardiidaeLamarck 1809
Neocardiids
EucardiidsSchneider 1995
subfamilyTridacninae(Lamarck 1819)
genusHippopusLamarck 1799
specieshippopus(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