Cardium (Protocardia) hillanum Sowerby, 1813

Kingdom Phylum Class Subclass Order Superfamily Family Genus Subgenus Species Nomenclatural_Code
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Heterodonta Cardiida Cardioidea Cardiidae Cardium Protocardia hillanum ICZN

Name Authority: original description


Remarks: Hamlin, 1884 (describing an MCZ specimen) notes this taxon was first published by Sowerby, 1813 and appears to report Protocardia as a subgenus for this taxon. Sowerby, 1813, reports this as a basionym of Protocardia hillana (

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Parent Genus: Cardium Linnaeus, 1758

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No MCZbase specimens identified as this taxon have images