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Arca coxi

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Arca coxi was named by Dey (1961) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; Indonesia.]. It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala), which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in the Quilon Limestone Formation of India.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Arca coxi Dey

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
genusArca
speciescoxi

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Adult height: 10 to < 100f
Thickness: intermediatef
Folds: minorf
Ribbing: majorf
Spines: nonef
Internal reinforcement: nonef
Ontogeny: accretionf
Environment: lagoonal, coastal, inner shelf, outer shelf, oceanic, brackish, freshwaterf
Locomotion: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: limitedf
Created: 2004-02-29 17:09:41
Modified: 2009-09-09 11:04:20
Source: g = genus, f = family
References: Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Early/Lower Miocene or 23.03000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97India Arca coxi (type locality: 72033)