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Mytilidesmatella woodi

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae

Taxonomy
Atomodesma woodi was named by Waterhouse (1963). Its type specimen is NZGS TM3645 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is GS4652, Waipahi River, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the AG4 Formation of New Zealand. It is the type species of Mytilidesmatella.

It was recombined as Mytilidesmatella woodi by Waterhouse (1979).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Atomodesma woodi Waterhouse p. 708 figs. Pl 101, figs 2-5; pl 102, figs 1,4; pl 105, fig 12
1979Mytilidesmatella woodi Waterhouse p. 13

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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()
genusMytilidesmatella
specieswoodi()

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