Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Elegantinia elegans

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Myophoriidae

Taxonomy
Lyriodon elegans was named by Dunker (1849). It is the type species of Elegantinia.

It was recombined as Myophoria elegans by Awad (1945); it was recombined as Myophoria (Elegantinia) elegans by Gu et al. (1976); it was recombined as Elegantinia elegans by Friesenbichler et al. (2019).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

View classification of included taxa

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Lyriodon elegans Dunker p. 300 figs. Pl 35, fig 1
1945Myophoria elegans Awad
1976Myophoria (Elegantinia) elegans Gu et al. p. 46 figs. Pl 21, figs 1-9
2019Elegantinia elegans Friesenbichler et al.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
UniomorphiGray 1854
UnioniGray 1854
UnionataGray 1854
orderTrigoniida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyTrigonioideaLamarck 1819
familyMyophoriidaeBronn 1847
genusElegantiniaWaagen 1907
specieselegans(Dunker 1849)

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