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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Cardium exasperatum Sowerby, 1840

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Frigidocardium exasperatum (Sowerby, 1840)


Primary Type: lectotype [illustration appears in f.37; according to belongs to genus Nemocardium , subgenus Microcardium] Sowerby, G.B. (1st) 1838. p.106
BMNH 1971.32 lectotype Swan River, Western Australia


Original Epithet:  exasperatum
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Sowerby, G.B. (1st) 1838. p.123 
Original Text Name:  Cardium exasperatum
Original Genus:  Cardium


 Sowerby, G.B. 1841. p.106 [ description of species figured in 1838 ]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & Stevenson, S.E. 1977. p.67, pl. 4, figs 14-17 [ lectotype ]  Subsequent type designation


                  Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
                      Frigidocardium Habe, 1951
                        Frigidocardium exasperatum (Sowerby, 1840)
                          Cardium exasperatum Sowerby, 1840


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16920) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.