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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

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.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
UniomorphiGray 1854
UnioniGray 1854
UnionataGray 1854
orderTrigoniida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyTrigonioidea(Lamarck 1819)
familyMyophoriidaeBronn 1847
genusElegantinia()
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.

Elegantinia elegans Dunker 1849
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: facultatively mobileo
Life habit: infaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 12:34:20
Modified: 2004-02-28 14:34:20
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

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

Collections (42 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Egypt (Shamal Sina) Myophoria elegans (206058)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Poland Myophoria elegans (63538)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Hessen) Myophoria elegans (38545 44357)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Elegantinia elegans (42103 42276 42277 42279 42280 42284 42368 201820)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Qinghai) Elegantinia elegans (101044)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Baden-W├╝rttemberg) Myophoria elegans (206384)
Bithynian247.2 - 242.0Romania Elegantinia elegans (197722)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Elegantinia elegans (31610)
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Elegantinia elegans (31611 31612 31614 31615 31616 31617 31618 31619 31620 31621 31622 31623 31624 31625 31626 31627 31631 31632)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0China (Guizhou) Elegantinia elegans (42278)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Afghanistan (Hindu kush) Elegantinia elegans (123738 123740 123741 123742 123743 123744 123745)