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Actinopteria

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Actinopteria Hall
1976Ptychopteria (Actinopteria) Chen and Lan p. 134
1980Actinopteria Vokes p. 34
2002Actinopteria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderMalleidinaGray 1854
familyPterineidae
genusActinopteria

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: aragoniteg
Composition 2: low Mg calciteg
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Thickness: intermediateg
Folds: minorg
Ribbing: minorg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Environment: marine, brackisho
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Comments: BODY SIZE: Data from Cox et al. (1969).g
Created: 2007-11-26 07:55:45
Modified: 2009-06-05 15:41:46
Source: g = genus, f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Rhuddanian to the top of the Changhsingian or 443.40000 to 252.17000 Ma

Collections (402 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rhuddanian443.4 - 440.8Russian Federation (Siberia) A. pumila (3346) A. sp. (3344)
Llandovery - Wenlock443.4 - 427.4China (Jiangxi) A. sp. (27897)
Silurian443.4 - 419.2Australia (Victoria) A. sp. (10191)
Silurian443.4 - 419.2USA (New York) A. sp. (10456)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4China (Yunnan) A. sp. (27851)
Telychian438.5 - 433.4Spain (Guadalajara) A. dakryodes, A. isabelae (85119)
Sheinwoodian433.4 - 430.5Norway A. sowerbyi (14275)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4Ireland A. sowerbyi (499 500 501)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Wisconsin) A. brisa (13002)
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4United Kingdom (England) Ptychopteria pleuroptera (49642)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Late/Upper Famennian364.7 - 360.7United Kingdom (England) Ptychopteria sp. (38429)
Mississippian358.9 - 323.2United Kingdom (Scotland) A. sp. (575)
Visean346.7 - 330.9United Kingdom (Scotland) A. persulcata (92517)
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom (Scotland) A. fluctuosa (6327 6331 6333 6342 6348 6356 6363 6364 6366 6369 6393 6397 6400 6402 6405 6406 6410 6411 6413 6414 6415 6416 6417 6418 6419 6420 6423 6426 6428 6430 6433 6454) A. sp. (565)
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom (England) A. persulcata (73391 73420 162351)
Arnsbergian326.4 - 318.1United Kingdom (England) A. persulcata (8626) A. regularis (162363)
Pendleian326.4 - 318.1United Kingdom (England) A. persulcata (162352)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9Russian Federation A. sp. (51474)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17China (Guizhou) Ptychopteria problematica (197494)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Guizhou) Ptychopteria problematica (98029 108546)