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Glycymeris cainozoica

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Cucullaea cainozoica Tenison Woods p. 111
1885Pectunculus cainozoicus Tate
1970Glycymeris cainozoicus Darragh p. 132
2010Glycymeris cainozoica Darragh and Kendrick p. 26 fig. 1B,C

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyGlycymerididaeNewton 1922
genusGlycymerisDa Costa 1778
speciescainozoica(Tenison Woods 1877)

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Adult height: 10 to < 100f
Thickness: thickf
Folds: nonef
Ribbing: majorf
Spines: nonef
Internal reinforcement: nonef
Ontogeny: accretionf
Environment: coastal, inner shelf, outer shelf, oceanicf
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: infaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-29 17:01:36
Modified: 2004-02-29 19:01:36
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Lutetian to the top of the Burdigalian or 47.80000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (11 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Australia (Western Australia) Glycymeris cainozoica (179826 179828 179829 179830 179832 179835 179836)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Australia (South Australia) Pectunculus cainozoicus (71407)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Australia (Western Australia) Glycymeris cainozoica (70639)
Aquitanian - Burdigalian23.03 - 15.97Australia (Victoria) Glycymeris cainozoica (74769)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Australia (Tasmania) Pectunculus cainozoicus (72221)