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Concavodonta

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Praenuculidae

Taxonomy
Concavodonta was named by Babin (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-u O Ashg-m].

It was assigned to Praenuculidae by Vokes (1980); to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Concavodontinae by Bouchet et al. (2010).

Species

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Concavodonta Babin p. 83
1980Concavodonta Vokes p. 220
2002Concavodonta Sepkoski
2010Concavodonta Bouchet et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
Eubivalvia
subclassProtobranchia(Pelseneer 1889)
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyPraenuculidaeMcAlester 1968
subfamilyConcavodontinae
genusConcavodontaBabin 1972

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.

G. †Concavodonta Babin 1972
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Concavodonta ovalis Sanchez 1999
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
valve height75.693.938.005.441.59
valve diagonal75.553.937.475.801.72

Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Attached: yesf
Life habit: shallow infaunalf
Diet: deposit feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-07-20 12:59:23
Modified: 2009-10-10 17:23:16
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Meyer et al. 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Sarka to the top of the Ashgill or 466.00000 to 443.70000 Ma

Collections (8 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sarka466.0 - 466.0Czech Republic C. ponderata (232240)
Sarka466.0 - 466.0Czech Republic (Plzeňský) C. ponderata (95016)
Dobrotivian - Berounian459.0 - 449.8France C. sp. (20846)
Caradoc458.4 - 449.5Argentina (San Juan) C. ovalis (13513)
Berounian457.9 - 449.8Czech Republic C. ponderata (197259)
Berounian - Caradoc457.9 - 449.5Portugal C. sp. (20954)
Cautleyan - Ashgill449.2 - 443.7United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) C. imbricata (13841)
Hirnantian445.2 - 443.4South Africa C. sp. (26994)