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Donax (Paradonax)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Donacidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Paradonax Olsson p. 66
2002Paradonax Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Donax (Paradonax) Mandic and Steininger p. 278

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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
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyDonacidaeFleming 1828
genusDonax
subgenusParadonax

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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Aquitanian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 23.03000 to 0.01170 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 20.44 Ma

Collections (18 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44France (Aquitaine) Donax transversa (74865)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Florida) Donax aldrichi (42482)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Poland Donax intermedia (51690 51691)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Florida) Donax valhosierr (42886)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Ecuador Donax punaensis (97638)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica Donax lennoxi (58522)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (California) Donax californicus (71053)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) Donax californica (96589) Donax californicus (96895 96930 96936 96937 96938 96939)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Mexico (Sonora) Donax gracilis (44963 96562)
Late/Upper Pleistocene - Holocene0.126 - 0.0Panama (Panama) Donax gracilis (160395)