Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Donax (Hecuba) protoflexuosa

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Donacidae

Taxonomy
Venus protoflexuosa was named by Noetling (1901) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene; Myanmar, India.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Donax (Hecuba) protoflexuosa by Mukerjee (1939).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1901Venus protoflexuosa Noetling p. 144 figs. pl. 13, fig. 4
1939Donax (Hecuba) protoflexuosa Mukerjee p. 12

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyDonacidaeFleming 1828
genusDonax
subgenusHecuba(Schumacher 1817)
speciesprotoflexuosa(Noetling 1901)

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: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: infaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-09-09 14:23:15
Modified: 2009-09-09 16:23:15
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Sanchez Roig 1926

Age range: Early/Lower Miocene or 23.03000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97India Donax protoflexuosa (76573)