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Ostreomorphi

Bivalvia -

Taxonomy
Ostreomorphi was named by Ferussac (1822). It is extant.

It was assigned to Pteriomorphia by Carter et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Ostreomorphi Ferussac
2011Ostreomorphi Carter et al. p. 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822

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 mobilesubc
Life habit: epifaunalsubc
Diet: suspension feedersubc
Vision: blindc
Created: 2014-02-09 11:13:23
Modified: 2014-02-09 11:13:23
Source: subc = subclass, c = class
References: Eaton 1871, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Bendigonian to the top of the Holocene or 476.80000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 473.9 Ma

Collections (26404 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ordovician485.4 - 443.4USA (New York) Vanuxemia sp. (332)
Moridunian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Falcatodonta costata, Cleionychia sp., Palaeopteria sp., Glyptarca serrata, Cyrtodonta staffordae, Cyrtodonta wattii, Cyrtodontula hadzeli (87601) Palaearca oboloidea, Palaearca hopkinsoni, Glyptarca lobleyi, Glyptarca primaeva (89324)
Whitlandian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Cyrtodonta oboloidea, Glyptarca primaeva (3713 3714 166752)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina Catamarcaia sp. (8783 8875)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina (La Rioja) Catamarcaia chaschuilensis (169613) Notonychia emmae (49049)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Bolivia (Tarija) Hemiprionodonta lusitanica (57173)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0France (Loire-Atlantique) Parallelodon sp. (20861)
Bendigonian476.8 - 473.9Australia (Northern Territory) Cyrtodontula hadzeli (79175) Pharcidoconcha raupi (79170 79172)
Whiterockian - Blackriveran471.8 - 449.5USA (Minnesota) Cyrtodonta sp. (23547)
Middle Ordovician470.0 - 458.4USA (Tennessee) Ambonychia sp. (329)
Middle Ordovician470.0 - 458.4USA (New York) Vanuxemia sp. (333) Whitella sp. (334)
Middle Ordovician - Late/Upper Ordovician470.0 - 443.4USA (Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa) Cyrtodonta sp., Vanuxemia sp. (23553)
Chazyan468.1 - 460.9Canada (Quebec) Cleionychia sp. (435) Vanuxemia montrealensis (197279)
Chazyan468.1 - 460.9USA (Vermont) Ambonychia curvata (101749)
Whiterock - Mohawkian468.1 - 452.5USA (Minnesota) Cyrtodonta 2 spp., Vanuxemia sp. (10767)
Chazyan - Blackriveran468.1 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Cyrtodonta breviuscula (171791)
Darriwilian467.3 - 458.4Australia (Northern Territory) Cyrtodonta carberryi (79228) Cyrtodonta staffordae (79230) Cyrtodonta staffordae, Cyrtodonta wattii (79227) Cyrtodonta wattii (77523 79127 79128 79136 79181 79182 79192 79194 79195 79232 79310) Denticelox tortuosa (79154) Leconychia doylei (79178) Pteronychia haupti (79311 79313)
Darriwilian467.3 - 458.4Australia (Queensland) Cyrtodonta sp. (77521 77755) Glyptonychia wilsoni (79126)
Dobrotiva466.0 - 460.9Spain (Cáceres) Hemiprionodonta lusitanica (174658)
Dobrotiva466.0 - 460.9Spain (Ciudad Real) Hemiprionodonta lusitanica (174656)