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Cymella

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Poromyidae

Taxonomy
Cymella was named by Meek (1864) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp-l K Maes]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Liopistha (Cymella) by White (1887).

It was assigned to Liopistha by White (1887); to Poromyidae by Vokes (1980); and to Pholadomyoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Cymella Meek
1887Liopistha (Cymella) White p. 106
1980Cymella Vokes p. 211
2002Cymella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
PoromyataRidewood 1903
orderPoromyida(Ridewood 1903)
superfamilyPoromyoidea(Dall 1886)
familyPoromyidaeDall 1886
genusCymellaMeek 1864

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: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-07-04 09:13:50
Modified: 2009-08-17 22:19:44
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Todd 2001, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Middle Campanian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 83.50000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (47 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (North Carolina) C. bella (123474 190551 190552 190554 190555 190579) C. sp. (7617)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (New Jersey) C. bella (124222)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Delaware) C. bella (6122 6123 6124 6125 6130 6135 6136) C. ironensis, C. bella (6134)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Mississippi) C. ironensis (6660)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) C. bella (7467) C. ironensis (3604 3612 3632)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) C. bella (1303 1391 7599)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Maryland) C. bella (1348)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (North Carolina) C. sp. (1311)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Texas) C. bella (1298 1301 1392 7550 7567) C. bella texana (7480 7493 7495 7543)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Alabama) C. bella (1307 1308)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) C. bellatexana (57916)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Missouri) C. bella (1295)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Arkansas) C. bella (1302)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alabama) C. bella (4285 4286)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Missouri) C. bella (4382 4383)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Mississippi) C. bella (4127)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Alabama) C. bella (4237)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) C. bella (4454)