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Aphanaia otamaensis

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae

Taxonomy
Aphanaia otamaensis was named by Waterhouse (1979). Its type specimen is NZGS TM5654 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GS10265, Pyramid Bridge, Mataura River (F45/f6532), which is in an Artinskian carbonate horizon in New Zealand.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Aphanaia otamaensis Waterhouse p. 6 figs. Pl 2, figs 4-8
1982Aphanaia otamaensis Waterhouse p. 361 fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
MyalinataPaul 1939
orderMyalinidaPaul 1939
superfamilyInoceramoideaGiebel 1852
familyAtomodesmatidaeWaterhouse 1976
subfamilyAtomodesmatinae()
genusAphanaiaKoninck 1877
speciesotamaensis

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