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Protostrea sinensis

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Dimyidae

Taxonomy
Ostrea sinensis was named by Hsu (1943). It is the type species of Protostrea.

It was recombined as Protostrea sinensis by Chen (1976).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Ostrea sinensis Hsu
1976Protostrea sinensis Chen

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderProspondyloidinaWaller 2005
superfamilyDimyoideaFischer 1886
familyDimyidaeFischer 1886
genusProtostrea
speciessinensis(Hsu 1943)

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.

Protostrea sinensis Hsu 1943
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calciteo
Composition 2: aragoniteo
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-08-18 18:05:30
Modified: 2009-08-18 20:05:30
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: Pelsonian or 247.20000 to 242.00000 Ma

Collections (33 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Protostrea sinensis (42103 42276 42277 42279 42280 42282 42284 42368 42369 42371 42375 42377)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Protostrea sinensis (31610)
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Protostrea sinensis (31611 31612 31615 31616 31617 31618 31619 31620 31621 31622 31623 31624 31625 31626 31627 31628 31629 31631 31632)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0China (Guizhou) Protostrea sinensis (42278)