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Bathytormus alaeformis

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Taxonomy
Crassatella alaeformis was named by Conrad (1830) [DISTRIBUTION: Paleocene-Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 30498, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Crassatellites alaeformis by Clark and Martin (1901); it was recombined as Crassatella (Bathytormus) alaeformis by Glibert and van de Poel (1970); it was recombined as Bathytormus alaeformis by Wingard (1993).

Synonyms
  • Crassatella declivis was named by Heilprin (1880) [DISTRIBUTION: Paleocene-Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is USNM 2490, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Crassatella alaeformis by Clark (1895); it was synonymized subjectively with Bathytormus alaeformis by Wingard (1993).
  • Crassatella capricranium was named by Rogers and Rogers (1839) [DISTRIBUTION: Paleocene-Eocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Crassatella alaeformis by Clark (1895); it was recombined as Crassatellites capricranium by Ward (1985); it was synonymized subjectively with Bathytormus alaeformis by Wingard (1993).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1830Crassatella alaeformis Conrad p. 228 figs. pl. 10, fig. 1
1839Crassatella capricranium Rogers and Rogers pp. 375-376
1880Crassatella declivis Heilprin pp. 151-152
1895Crassatella alaeformis Clark p. 5
1901Crassatellites alaeformis Clark and Martin pp. 180-181
1970Crassatella (Bathytormus) alaeformis Glibert and van de Poel pp. 92-93
1985Crassatellites capricranium Ward figs. pl. 1, fig. 9
1993Bathytormus alaeformis Wingard p. 82

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(Férussac 1822)
familyCrassatellidaeFérussac 1822
subfamilyCrassatellinaeFérussac 1822
genusBathytormusStewart 1930
speciesalaeformis(Conrad 1830)

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