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Autobranchia

Bivalvia -

Taxonomy
Autobranchia was named by Groblen (1894) [not sure, but apparently this is an illegal emendation of Autolamellibranchiata by earlier authors]. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Autolamellibranchiata by Giribet and Wheeler (2002); it was reranked as the infraclass Autobranchia by Hikuroa and Grant-Mackie (2008); it was reranked as the subclass Autobranchia by Carter et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Bivalvia by Hikuroa and Grant-Mackie (2008), Nevesskaja (2009) and Bouchet et al. (2010); and to Eubivalvia by Carter et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Autolamellibranchiata Grobben
1894Autobranchia Groblen
1987Lamellibranchia Purchon
1996Autolamellibranchiata Salvini-Plawen and Steiner
2002Autolamellibranchiata Giribet and Wheeler
2006Autolamellibranchiata Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 228
2008Autobranchia Hikuroa and Grant-Mackie
2008Autolamellibranchiata Mikkelsen and Bieler p. 19
2009Autobranchia Nevesskaja
2010Autobranchia Bouchet et al.
2011Autobranchia Carter et al. p. 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)

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: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilec
Life habit: infaunalc
Diet: suspension feederc
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 11:33:36
Modified: 2010-02-12 03:59:35
Source: c = class
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Warendian to the top of the Holocene or 485.40000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 478.6 Ma

Collections (34822 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Warendian485.4 - 478.6Australia (Northern Territory) Colpantyx woolleyi (77770) Colpantyx woolleyi, Xestoconcha kraciukae (79010 79322) Xestoconcha kraciukae (77769) Xestoconcha sp. indet. (77768)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (YunNan) Modiolopsis sp., Cypricardinia sp. (7733 7736)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Guizhou) Modiolopsis sp. (5279)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7Argentina (Jujuy) Cienagomya bidentata, Coxiconchia babini, Lipanella purmamarcensis (57210)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7France (Montagne Noire) Babinka prima (20819)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7Argentina Redoniidae indet., Goniophorina tenuicostata, Intihuarella simplicidentata, Ucumaris conradoi (66258)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Hunan and Hubei) Modiolopsis sp. (7719)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Sichuan) Modiolopsis sp. (5418)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Hunan) Modiolopsis sp. (7712)
Tremadocian485.4 - 477.7Morocco (Anti-Atlas) Babinka sp., Coxiconcha sp., Redonia sp. (166727)
Ordovician485.4 - 443.4USA (New York) Vanuxemia sp., Colpomya sp., Endodesma sp. (332)
Moridunian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (England) Actinodonta sp. (3682)
Moridunian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Falcatodonta costata, Cleionychia sp., Palaeopteria sp., Carminodonta crossi, Celtoconcha foveata, Goniophora extensa, Eurymya sp., Fortowensia grandis, Glyptarca serrata, Modiolopsis sp. A, Modiolopsis sp. B, Moridunia simplicidens, Xestoconcha sp., Arenigomya carinata, Cyrtodonta staffordae, Cyrtodonta wattii, Cyrtodontula hadzeli, Parallelodus dyfedensis (87601) Palaearca oboloidea, Palaearca hopkinsoni, Glyptarca lobleyi, Davidia ornata, Davidia plana, Modiolopsis ramseyensis, Modiolopsis homfrayi, Modiolopsis cambriensis, Glyptarca primaeva (89324)
Whitlandian478.6 - 471.8France (Hérault) Coxiconcha giraudi, Redonia michelae (157403)
Whitlandian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Cyrtodonta oboloidea, Actinodonta ramseyensis, Glyptarca primaeva (3713 3714 166752)
Arenig - Floian478.6 - 470.0China (Yunnan) Taselasmodum deccusatum (200941)
Cassinian478.6 - 468.1USA (Missouri) Ischyrodonta dakei, Modiolopsis convexa (75553) Modiolopsis convexa (75554)
Dawan478.6 - 468.1China (Hunan and Hubei) Modiolopsis sp. (7717)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina Catamarcaia sp., Dipleurodonta sp., Redonia sp. (8875) Catamarcaia sp., Redonia sp., Cosmogoniophorina sp. (8783) Cosmogoniophorina sp., Cosmogoniophora sp. (8777)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0France (Ille-et-Vilaine) Actinodonta sp. (20860) Actinodonta sp., Hippomya sp., Lyrodesma sp., Modiolopsis sp., Redonia sp. (20852)