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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Cardium oxygonum Sowerby, 1834

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Acrosterigma oxygonum (Sowerby, 1834)


Primary Type: syntype Secondary Type: syntype [according to , belongs to genus Trachycardium; publications that refer to localities in Australia (Queensland and New South Wales ) are erroneous and refer to A. kerslakae] Sowerby, G.B. (1st) 1834. pt.48, sp.50
BMNH syntype "Philippines"


Original Epithet:  oxygonum
Nomenclatural Action: New Taxon       Sowerby, G.B. (1st) 1834. p.126 
Original Text Name:  Cardium oxygonum
Original Genus:  Cardium


 Vidal, J. 1999. p.288 Type information


                  Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Trachycardiinae Steward, 1930
                      Acrosterigma Dall, 1900
                        Acrosterigma oxygonum (Sowerby, 1834)
                          Cardium oxygonum Sowerby, 1834


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=55447) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.