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Ostreioni

Bivalvia -

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

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

Subtaxa
Sister taxa
Myalinata, Ostreata

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Ostreioni Ferussac
2011Ostreioni 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
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 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 Moridunian to the top of the Holocene or 478.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 471.8 Ma

Collections (24946 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Moridunian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Cleionychia sp., Palaeopteria sp. (87601)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina (La Rioja) Notonychia emmae (49049)
Middle Ordovician470.0 - 458.4USA (Tennessee) Ambonychia sp. (329)
Chazyan468.1 - 460.9Canada (Quebec) Cleionychia sp. (435) Vanuxemia montrealensis (197279)
Chazyan468.1 - 460.9USA (Vermont) Ambonychia curvata (101749)
Darriwilian467.3 - 458.4Australia (Northern Territory) Denticelox tortuosa (79154) Leconychia doylei (79178) Pteronychia haupti (79311 79313)
Darriwilian467.3 - 458.4Australia (Queensland) Glyptonychia wilsoni (79126)
Early/Lower Llandeilo466.0 - 460.9North Korea Clionychia oviformis (56166)
Chazy466.0 - 457.5Canada (Quebec) Clionychia montrealensis (80006 171714 172352)
Chazy466.0 - 457.5USA (New York) Ambonychia curvata (171708 171709 171710 172229 172320 172324) Ambonychia curvata, Clionychia marginalis (171706 171713 172144 172180 172321) Ambonychia curvata, Clionychia montrealensis (171704 171705 171711 171712 172240 172318) Clionychia marginalis (56215) Clionychia montrealensis (56184 172304 172316 172325 172328 172348)
Costonian - Longvillian460.9 - 455.8Venezuela (Merida Andes) Allonychia sp. (8858)
Haljala - Keila460.9 - 455.8Norway (Asker) Clionychia sp. (194678)
Letna - Harnagian460.9 - 455.8Czech Republic Leptodesma patricia (3861)
Keila - Oandu460.9 - 452.0Sweden (Dalarne) Ambonychinia cylindrica (161744) Ambonychinia primitiva, Mytilarca thorslundi, Mytilarca triangula, Mytilarca crassa, Mytilarca parallela, Paramytilarca oblonga (73855) Ambonychinia skalbergensis, Ambonychinia glabra, Ambonychinia subrotunda, Ambonychinia semistriata (166720) Mytilarca sp., Ambonychinia unisulcata, Ambonychinia primitiva, Ambonychinia cylindrica, Ambonychinia kullsbergensis, Ambonychinia subrotunda, Ambonychinia magna, Ambonychinia megumbona, Mytilarca semicircularis, Mytilarca kullsbergensis, Mytilarca dentiversa, Paramytilarca quadrangula, Actinopterinia semicircularis (73411)
Keila - Oandu460.9 - 452.0Sweden (Dalarna) Ambonychinia primitiva (155566)
Keila - Rakvere460.9 - 452.0Norway (Hadeland) Clionychia undata (194661)
Blackriveran460.9 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Cleionychia naba (55999)
Blackriveran460.9 - 449.5USA (Illinois, Iowa) Ambonychiopsis sp. (23612 23613) Ambonychiopsis sp., Cleionychia sp. (23614 23615 23617 23619 23620)
Blackriveran460.9 - 449.5USA (Minnesota) Ambonychiopsis sp. (23555 23556)
Blackriveran - Rocklandian460.9 - 449.5USA (Minnesota) Ambonychiopsis sp., Cleionychia sp. (23557)