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Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Chione (Lirophora) falconensis was named by Hodson et al. (1927) [DISTRIBUTION: Miocene; circum-Caribbean.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis by Woodring (1982) and Perrilliat (1992).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Chione (Lirophora) falconensis Hodson et al. p. 63 figs. pl. 35, fig. 10
1964Chione (Lirophora) tembla Olsson p. 62 figs. pl. 8, fig. 7
1982Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis Woodring p. 703
1992Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis Perrilliat p. 18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
genusLirophoraConrad 1863
subgenusLirophoraConrad 1863
speciesfalconensis(Hodson et al. 1927)

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
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: infaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-09-04 16:36:50
Modified: 2009-09-04 18:36:50
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Tortonian to the top of the Pleistocene or 11.62000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (29 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Panama Lirophora falconensis (52173 93044)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Mexico (Michoacan) Chione tembla (66165) Lirophora falconensis (66163 66164 76566 76567)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Venezuela Chione falconensis (131304)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama (Colon) Lirophora falconensis (145196 145334 145339 145340)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama Lirophora falconensis (52171 52172 82119 93054 93145 93146 93150 93159 93160 93162 93165)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Venezuela (Falcon) Chione falconensis (61027 61036 61039)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Ecuador (Esmeraldas) Chione tembla (60662)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Venezuela Lirophora falconensis (96488)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Costa Rica Chione falconensis (135044)