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Eurydesma altum

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Chaenocardiidae

Taxonomy
Eurydesma altum was named by Harrington (1955). Its type specimen is CPBA 5790 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Southeastern flank of Cerro Nortero, lower Bonete Fm, Sierra de las Tunas, which is in a Sakmarian transition zone/lower shoreface mudstone/quartzite in the Bonete Formation of Argentina.

It was synonymized subjectively with Eurydesma mytiloides by Termier et al. (1974).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Eurydesma altum Harrington p. 125 figs. Pl 25, figs 1-3,9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
AviculopectinoideiStarobogatov 1992
superfamilyChaenocardioideaMiller 1889
familyChaenocardiidaeMiller 1889
genusEurydesma
speciesaltum

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