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Pleuromya prima

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Taxonomy
Pleuromya prima was named by Hautmann et al. (2013). Its type specimen is USNM 543542 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Beaver Dam Mountains BM1, Bed 9, which is in a Spathian carbonate siltstone in the Moenkopi Formation of Utah.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2013Pleuromya prima Hautmann et al. p. 285 figs. 8P-R

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyPleuromyoideaDall 1900
familyPleuromyidaeDall 1900
genusPleuromyaAgassiz 1845
speciesprima

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
partNmean
shell height120.2

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: Spathian or 251.30000 to 247.20000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Spathian251.3 - 247.2USA (Utah) Pleuromya prima (type locality: 62970)