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Lutraria lutraria

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Mactra lutraria was named by Linnaeus (1767). It is extant.

It was recombined as Lutraria lutraria by Woods (1850).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1767Mactra lutraria Linnaeus p. 1126
1850Lutraria lutraria Woods p. 251

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyLutrariinaeAdams and Adams 1856
genusLutrariaLamarck 1799
specieslutraria(Linnaeus 1767)

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-09-09 13:48:47
Modified: 2009-09-09 15:48:47
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Sanchez Roig 1926, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Aquitanian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 23.03000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (18 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44Italy (Pordenone) Lutraria lutraria (37351 37353)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Austria Lutraria lutraria (65161)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Moldova Lutraria lutraria (78643 78647 78661)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6United Kingdom (England) Lutraria lutraria (84755 84795 84992)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588United Kingdom (England) Lutraria lutraria (84759)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117South Africa Lutraria lutraria (122937 122941)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Namibia (Karas) Lutraria lutraria (124047)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Namibia Lutraria lutraria (122932)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Ireland Lutraria lutraria (178118)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Netherlands Lutraria lutraria (98199 98205)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Morocco Lutraria lutraria (127618)