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Maitaia trechmanni

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae

Taxonomy
Maitaia trechmanni was named by Marwick (1934). Its type specimen is NZGS TM2033 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GS143, Dun Mountain Tramway, Wooded Peak, Nelson, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Tramway Formation of New Zealand.

It was recombined as Atomodesma trechmanni by Waterhouse (1958), Waterhouse (1963), Waterhouse (1969) and Waterhouse (1976).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Maitaia trechmanni Marwick p. 948
1958Atomodesma trechmanni Waterhouse p. 171 fig. 2B
1963Atomodesma trechmanni Waterhouse p. 7710 figs. Pl 102, figs 2,3,5-7; pl 103, figs 1-4
1969Atomodesma trechmanni Waterhouse p. 256 figs. Pl 1, figs 9-11
1976Atomodesma trechmanni Waterhouse p. 248 fig. 7.2
1980Maitaia trechmanni Waterhouse p. 109 fig. 2.9,3.3,3.4

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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()
genusMaitaia
speciestrechmanniMarwick 1934

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