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Concavoleda

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Malletiidae

Taxonomy
Concavoleda was named by Sanchez (1999). Its type is Concavoleda braulense.

It was assigned to Malletiinae by Sanchez (1999).

Species
C. braulense (type species)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Concavoleda Sanchez

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
Eubivalvia
subclassProtobranchia(Pelseneer 1889)
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyMalletiidae(Adams and Adams 1858)
genusConcavoleda

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. †Concavoleda Sanchez 1999
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Concavoleda braulense Sanchez 1999
Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. M. Sanchez 1999Malletidae with shell outline of nuculanid type; anterior and posterior hinge teeth with concavities of chevrons towards umbo (concavodont dentition).
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
valve height22.482.202.802.500.424

Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilesuperf
Life habit: infaunalsuperf
Diet: deposit feedersuperf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-09-09 13:26:01
Modified: 2009-09-09 15:26:01
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Sanchez Roig 1926

Age range: Caradoc or 458.40000 to 449.50000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Caradoc458.4 - 449.5Argentina (San Juan) C. braulense (13513)