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Ostreiformii

Bivalvia -

Taxonomy
Ostreiformii was named by Ferussac (1822). It is extant.

It was assigned to Ostreata by Carter et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Ostreiformii Ferussac
1982Eupteriomorphia Boss
2008Eupteriomorphia Hikuroa and Grant-Mackie
2011Ostreiformii Carter et al. p. 8
2011Eupteriomorphia Waller p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobilesubc
Life habit: epifaunalsubc
Diet: suspension feedersubc
Vision: blindc
Created: 2014-02-09 11:13:23
Modified: 2014-02-09 11:13:23
Source: subc = subclass, c = class
References: Eaton 1871, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Moridunian to the top of the Holocene or 478.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 471.8 Ma

Collections (21638 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Moridunian478.6 - 471.8United Kingdom (Wales) Palaeopteria sp. (87601)
Darriwilian467.3 - 458.4Australia (Northern Territory) Denticelox tortuosa (79154)
Letna - Harnagian460.9 - 455.8Czech Republic Leptodesma patricia (3861)
Keila - Oandu460.9 - 452.0Sweden (Dalarne) Actinopterinia semicircularis (73411)
Caradoc460.9 - 449.5Canada (Quebec) Pterinea demissa (77222)
Caradocian460.9 - 449.5USA (Kentucky) Caritodens demissa (64403)
Caradocian460.9 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Caritodens demissa (64423 64425)
Chatfieldian460.9 - 449.5USA (Kentucky) Palaeopteria parvula (99334)
Edenian460.9 - 449.5Canada (Ontario) Pterina demissa (173020)
Edenian460.9 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Caritodens sp. (384) Pterinea sp. (383)
Edenian460.9 - 449.5USA (Pennsylvania) Pterinea sp. (34895)
Edenian - Maysvillian460.9 - 449.5USA (Minnesota) Pterinea sp. (23603)
Edenian - Maysvillian460.9 - 449.5USA (Illinois, Iowa) Pterinea sp. (23682)
Edenian - Maysvillian460.9 - 449.5USA (Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois) Pterinea sp. (23554)
Kukruse460.9 - 449.5Estonia Ahtioconcha auris (189004)
Shermanian460.9 - 449.5USA (New York) Pterinea insueta (76746)
Caradoc - Katian460.9 - 445.2Bolivia (General de Saavedra) Pterinea sp. (9102)
Late/Upper Ordovician458.4 - 443.4USA (Indiana) Pterinea sp. (398)
Late/Upper Ordovician458.4 - 443.4USA (Virginia) Pterinea sp. (343)
Late/Upper Ordovician458.4 - 443.4USA (Maryland) Pterinea demissa (407)