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Glycymeris colchaguensis

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Pectunculus colghaguensis Hupé p. 302
2008Glycymeris colchaguensis Griffin and Nielsen

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyGlycymerididaeNewton 1922
genusGlycymerisDa Costa 1778
speciescolchaguensis(Hupé 1854)

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
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Adult height: 10 to < 100f
Thickness: thickf
Folds: nonef
Ribbing: majorf
Spines: nonef
Internal reinforcement: nonef
Ontogeny: accretionf
Environment: coastal, inner shelf, outer shelf, oceanicf
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: infaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-29 17:01:36
Modified: 2004-02-29 19:01:36
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Miocene to the top of the Middle Miocene or 23.03000 to 11.60800 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Chile Glycymeris colchaguensis (78522 78552)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Peru Glycymeris colchaguensis (76635)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Peru Glycymeris colchaguensis (76636)