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Arcoidea

Bivalvia - Arcida

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1809Arcacea Lamarck
1904Arcacea Glenn p. 385
1957Arcacea Rivera p. 189
1965Arcacea Newell p. 17
1980Arcacea Vokes p. 11
1982Arcacea Dockery p. 29
1983Arcacea Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 88
1987Arcacea Squires p. 55
1987Arcacea Ward and Blackwelder p. 129
1990Arcacea Beu et al. p. 393
1992Arcacea Maxwell p. 60
1992Arcoidea Ward p. 53
1997Arcoidea Cope p. 727
1999Arcoidea Ride et al.
2000Arcoidea Coan et al. pp. 126, 127
2002Arcacea Giribet and Wheeler
2004Arcoidea Stilwell et al. p. 20
2006Arcoidea Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 228
2006Arcoidea Rosenberg et al.
2009Arcoidea Nevesskaja
2010Arcoidea Bouchet et al.
2011Arcoidea Carter et al. p. 7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)

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: aragoniteo
Locomotion: facultatively mobilesuperf
Life habit: semi-infaunalsuperf
Diet: suspension feedersuperf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-09-15 15:54:08
Modified: 2009-09-15 17:54:08
Source: superf = superfamily, o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

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 (6444 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Moridunian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Glyptarca primaeva (89324) Glyptarca serrata (87601)
Whitlandian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Glyptarca primaeva (3713 3714 166752)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina Catamarcaia sp. (8783 8875)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Argentina (La Rioja) Catamarcaia chaschuilensis (169613)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0France (Loire-Atlantique) Parallelodon sp. (20861)
Llanvirn466.0 - 460.9Ireland Glyptarca sp. (381)
Oretanian466.0 - 460.9Spain (Oviedo) Glyptarca sp. (21094)
Oretanian466.0 - 460.9Spain (Salamanca) Glyptarca naranjoana (21092)
Oretanian466.0 - 460.9Spain (Toledo) Glyptarca sp. (20898 20899)
Late/Upper Llanvirn463.5 - 460.9United Kingdom (Wales) Glyptarca radnorensis (20699)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Spain (Toledo and Cuidad Real) Glyptarca sp. (20893)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Portugal Glyptarca lusticanica (193319 193320 193327 193328 193329) Glyptarca sp. (20932 20933)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5France (Finistere) Glyptarca sp. (20872)
Dobrotivian460.9 - 457.5Spain (Cuidad Real) Glyptarca naranjoana (20891)
Dobrotivian - Berounian460.9 - 449.5Portugal Glyptarca sp. A (20931)
Dobrotivian - Caradoc460.9 - 449.5Spain (Ciudad Real) Glyptarca sp. (20892)
Caradoc - Katian460.9 - 445.2Bolivia (General de Saavedra) Parallelodon sp. (9102)
Rhuddanian443.4 - 440.8United Kingdom (Scotland) Alytodonta gibbosa (123138)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4United Kingdom (Wales) Trecanolia acincta (123136) Uskardita mikraulax (123137)
Homerian430.5 - 427.4Sweden (Gotland) Freja fecunda (13851)