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Emiliodonta

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Praenuculidae

Taxonomy
Emiliodonta was named by Sánchez (2010). Its type is Emiliania cuerdai.

It was assigned to Concavodontinae by Sánchez (2010).

Species

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Emiliania Sanchez
2010Emiliodonta Sánchez p. 761

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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
genusEmiliodonta

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. †Emiliodonta Sánchez 2010
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Emiliodonta cuerdai Sanchez 1999
Invalid names: Emiliania Sanchez 1999 [replaced]
Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. M. Sanchez 1999 (Emiliania)Praenuculinae with five chevron-shaped anterior teeth, three of which have one branch of chevron reduced, and diverging from a point near umbo; posterior concavodont teeth.
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
valve height64.373.305.504.390.777
valve diagonal64.18--4.18-

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 Caradoc to the top of the Gelasian or 458.40000 to 1.80600 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Caradoc458.4 - 449.5Argentina (San Juan) Emiliania cuerdai (13513)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Ireland Emiliania huxleyi (152368)