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Volsellina equatorialis

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Solenomorpha equatorialis was named by Thomas (1928).

It was recombined as Volsellina equatorialis by Chronic (1953).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Solenomorpha equatorialis Thomas p. 229 figs. Pl 6, fig 14
1953Volsellina equatorialis Chronic p. 158 figs. Pl 31, fig 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
MytilomorphiFerussac 1822
orderMytilida(Rafinesque 1815)
superfamilyMytiloideaRafinesque 1815
familyMytilidaeRafinesque 1815
genusVolsellina
speciesequatorialis(Thomas 1928)

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
Composition 2: low Mg calcitef
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Adult height: 10 to < 100f
Thickness: intermediatef
Folds: nonef
Ribbing: minorf
Spines: nonef
Internal reinforcement: nonef
Ontogeny: accretionf
Environment: lagoonal, coastal, inner shelf, outer shelf, oceanic, brackish, freshwaterf
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2007-10-05 05:18:14
Modified: 2009-09-09 10:27:52
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Bashkirian to the top of the Moscovian or 323.20000 to 307.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bashkirian - Moscovian323.2 - 307.0Peru (Piura) Volsellina equatorialis (41390)