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Pyramus myiformis

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Megadesmidae

Taxonomy
Pyramus myiformis was named by Dana (1847). Its type specimen is USNM 3587 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wollongong Point, Illawarra (USNM coll), which is in a Wordian coastal siliciclastic in the Gerringong Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Pyramus.

It was recombined as Maeonia myiformis by Dana (1849).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Pyramus myiformis Dana p. 157
1847Notomya clavata M'Coy p. 304 figs. Pl 15, fig 4
1847Notomya securiformis M'Coy p. 304 figs. Pl 15, figs 5,5a
1847Notomya ovalis M'Coy p. 305
1847Notomya ovalis McCoy p. 305
1849Maeonia axinia Dana p. 696 figs. Pl 5, fig 5
1849Maeonia myiformis Dana p. 697 figs. Pl 6, fig 4
1967Pyramus myiformis Runnegar p. 37 figs. Pl 2, figs 11-18; pl 3 fig 1
1969Pyramus myiformis Waterhouse p. 79 figs. Pl 20, figs 6,7
1988Pyramus myiformis Waterhouse p. 191 figs. Pl 9, fig 4; pl 16, figs 1-5,7; pl 17, figs 1,2,7,8; pl 20, figs 3,6,7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
PoromyataRidewood 1903
orderPholadomyida()
superfamilyEdmondioidea()
familyMegadesmidaeVokes 1967
genusPyramus
speciesmyiformis

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