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Ostraea spondyloides

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Ostraea spondyloides was named by Schlotheim (1833).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1833Ostraea spondyloides Schlotheim

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
genusOstraeaLinnaeus 1758
speciesspondyloidesSchlotheim 1833

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: low Mg calcitef
Environment: hypersaline, marine, brackishf
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:24:48
Modified: 2009-08-18 19:08:01
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Middle Triassic or 247.20000 to 237.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Germany (Saxony-Anhalt) Ostraea spondyloides (201970)