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Aphanaia mitchelli

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Atomodesmatidae

Taxonomy
Inoceramus mitchellii was named by M'Coy (1847). Its type specimen is Sedgwick Museum E10731 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Glendon (W.B. Clarke coll), which is in a Roadian coastal siltstone in the Muree Formation of Australia.

It was recombined as Atomodesma mitchelli by Waterhouse (1963); it was recombined as Aphanaia mitchelli by Waterhouse (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Inoceramus mitchellii M'Coy p. 299 figs. Pl 14, fig 1
1963Atomodesma mitchelli Waterhouse p. 706 figs. Pl 100, figs 8-10; pl 101, fig 1; pl 105, figs 8,9
1970Aphanaia mitchelli Waterhouse figs. 1A-C

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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
speciesmitchelli()

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