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Lyrodesma major

Bivalvia - Lyrodesmatidae

Taxonomy
Cleidophorus major was named by Ulrich (1879).

It was recombined as Lyrodesma major by Ulrich (1879) and Foerste (1924).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Lyrodesma major Ulrich
1924Lyrodesma major Foerste

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
UniomorphiGray 1854
UnioniGray 1854
superfamilyLyrodesmatoideaUlrich 1894
familyLyrodesmatidaeUlrich 1894
genusLyrodesmaConrad 1841
speciesmajor(Ulrich 1879)

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
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10g
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10g
Thickness: thing
Folds: noneg
Ribbing: noneg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: shallow infaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-06-05 11:26:35
Modified: 2009-10-10 16:20:08
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009

Age range: base of the Maysvillian to the top of the Richmondian or 452.00000 to 443.70000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maysvillian452.0 - 449.5USA (Ohio) Lyrodesma major (173048)
Ashgillian449.5 - 443.7USA (Indiana) Lyrodesma major (64225 64230 64232)
Richmondian449.5 - 443.7USA (Ohio) Lyrodesma major (27499 173035)