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Bivalvia - Pholadida - Raetomyidae

Raetomya was named by Newton (1919) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Corbulidae by Rivera (1957); to Myoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Raetomyidae by Cox et al. (1969) and Bouchet et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Raetomya Newton pp. 80-82 fig. 1
1957Raetomya Rivera p. 198
1969Raetomya Cox et al. p. 699
2002Raetomya Sepkoski
2010Raetomya Bouchet et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyMyoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyRaetomyidaeNewton 1919
genusRaetomyaNewton 1919

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. †Raetomya Newton 1919
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Raetomya minuta Abbass 1972
Raetomya schweinfurthi Mayer-Eymar 1887
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilesuperf
Life habit: infaunalsuperf
Diet: suspension feedersuperf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-09-09 13:50:12
Modified: 2009-09-09 15:50:50
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class
References: Sanchez Roig 1926, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Ypresian to the top of the Late/Upper Eocene or 56.00000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (21 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Paleocene - Eocene66.0 - 33.9Mali R. schweinfurthi (202362 202363 202364)
Middle Paleocene - Late/Upper Paleocene61.7 - 55.8Mali R. schweinfurthi (115411)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Saudi Arabia (Ash Sharqiyah) R. minuta (42459)
Eocene56.0 - 33.9Angola R. schweinfurthi (89625)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Nigeria R. schweinfurthi (51237 51239 51240 51241)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Angola R. schweinfurthi (89619 89620 89621 89622)
Middle Eocene47.8 - 37.71Venezuela R. falconensis (134840)
Middle Eocene47.8 - 37.71Yemen R. sp. (47928)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Netherlands Antilles (Curacao) R. falconensis (60088)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Venezuela R. falconensis (134847)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Venezuela R. falconensis (134866 134867) R. sp. (42792)