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Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae
It was recombined as Venericardia (Venericardia) purpurata by Fleming (1966); it was recombined as Purpurocardia purpurata by Maxwell (1969) and Beu et al. (1990).
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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.