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Periglypta puerpera

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Venus puerpera was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene-Recent; Indian Ocean.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Periglypta.

It was recombined as Venus (Omphaloclathrum) puerpera by Vredenburg (1928); it was recombined as Antigona puerpera by Cox (1936) and Eames (1950); it was recombined as Periglypta puerpera by Woodring (1982) and Wilson (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Venus puerpera Linnaeus
1928Venus (Omphaloclathrum) puerpera Vredenburg p. 452
1936Antigona puerpera Cox p. 61
1950Antigona puerpera Eames p. 242
1982Periglypta puerpera Woodring p. 680
2002Periglypta puerpera Wilson p. 74

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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
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
genusPeriglyptaJukes-Browne 1914
speciespuerpera(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