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Orthoyoldia psammotaea

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Taxonomy
Yoldia psammotaea was named by Dall (1898) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Orthoyoldia psammotaea by Gardner (1945).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Yoldia psammotaea Dall p. 596
1919Yoldia psammotaea Harris p. 72
1945Orthoyoldia psammotaea Gardner p. 50

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyNuculanidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusOrthoyoldiaVerrill 1897
speciespsammotaea(Dall 1898)

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
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10f
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10f
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10f
Thickness: thinf
Folds: nonef
Ribbing: minorf
Spines: nonef
Internal reinforcement: nonef
Ontogeny: accretionf
Environment: coastal, inner shelf, outer shelf, oceanicf
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: deposit feederf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2007-07-27 04:12:34
Modified: 2009-08-18 20:13:18
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Middle Eocene to the top of the Bartonian or 48.60000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections (53 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Texas) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (7788 7789 83950 84337)
Ypresian - Lutetian56.0 - 41.3USA (Louisiana) Yoldia psammotaea (98649)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Mexico (Tamaulipas) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (43041)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (1437 1441 81258)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Louisiana) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (1454 1455)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Texas) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (1449 1450 1451) Yoldia psammotaea (90455)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Virginia) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (1445 1446 1447 1448)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0USA (Texas) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (41426 41431 41432 41433 41436 41438 41439 41441 41443)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (2434)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Louisiana) Yoldia psammotaea (98769 98940 98943 98947 106950 106951)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Texas) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (7437 7438 7439 41427) Yoldia psammotaea (90454 90651 90656 90885 91814)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) Orthoyoldia psammotaea (2422) Yoldia psammotaea (90469 90603 98355)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (South Carolina) Yoldia psammotaea (91118 92198 92488 99098)
Bartonian - Priabonian41.3 - 33.9USA (Arkansas) Yoldia psammotaea (91084)