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Eurhomalea florentinoi

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Eurhomalea florentinoi was named by Zinsmeister (1984) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Seymour Island, Antarctica.]. Its type specimen is USNM 365516, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Eurhomalea florentinoi Zinsmeister p. 1520 figs. figs 8k, 8m
1992Eurhomalea florentinoi Stilwell and Zinsmeister p. 79

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
genusEurhomaleaCossmann 1920
speciesflorentinoiZinsmeister 1984

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: aragonitef
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2007-10-08 06:38:03
Modified: 2009-08-18 20:15:30
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Bartonian to the top of the Late/Upper Eocene or 41.30000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Antarctica (Seymour Island) Eurhomalea florentinoi (63552)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Antarctica (Seymour Island) Eurhomalea florentinoi (63553)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Antarctica Eurhomalea florentinoi (72387 72388 72389 72397 72398)