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Macrodon formosum

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Taxonomy
Macrodon formosum was named by De Toni (1913). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Valdepena Limestone Quarry, which is in an Anisian/Ladinian carbonate limestone in Italy.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Macrodon formosum De Toni

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyParallelodontidaeDall 1898
subfamilyParallelodontinaeDall 1898
genusMacrodon
speciesformosum

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: aragoniteo
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: low-level epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-04-13 11:21:49
Modified: 2009-10-10 18:20:39
Source: g = genus, o = order, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Anisian to the top of the Ladinian or 247.20000 to 237.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian - Ladinian247.2 - 237.0Italy (Udine) Macrodon formosum (type locality: 201597)