Carditida is an order of marine bivalve clams.

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Shells of several Carditidae species
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Infraclass: Heteroconchia
Subterclass: Archiheterodonta
Order: Carditida
Lamarck, 1809


Superfamilies and familiesEdit

According to the World Register of Marine Species:[1]


  • Previously in 2010, Condylocardiidae was classified in its own superfamily, Condylocardioidea.[2]
  • Carditida does not yet exist in the ITIS classification, with its families instead being included in Venerida.[3]


  1. ^ "Carditida". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 13 February 2022.
  2. ^ Bouchet, Philippe; Rocroi, Jean-Pierre; Bieler, Rüdiger; Carter, Joseph G.; Coan, Eugene V. (May 2010). "Nomenclator of Bivalve Families with a Classification of Bivalve Families". Malacologia. 52 (2): 94. doi:10.4002/040.052.0201. ISSN 0076-2997. S2CID 86546840.
  3. ^ "ITIS Standard Report Page: Veneroida". Retrieved 2019-03-29.

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