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Ambonychinia amygdalina

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Ambonychiidae

Taxonomy
Ambonychia amygdalina was named by Hall (1847) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle Ordovician.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Cleionychia amygdalina by Ulrich (1892); it was recombined as Ambonychiopsis amygdalina by Ulrich (1894); it was recombined as Ambonychinia amygdalina by Soot-Ryen and Soot-Ryen (1960); it was synonymized subjectively with Ambonychiopsis orbicularis by Pojeta (1966).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Ambonychia amygdalina Hall
1892Cleionychia amygdalina Ulrich p. 97
1894Ambonychiopsis amygdalina Ulrich
1960Ambonychinia amygdalina Soot-Ryen and Soot-Ryen p. 103

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
MyalinataPaul 1939
orderMyalinidaPaul 1939
superfamilyAmbonychioidea(Miller 1877)
familyAmbonychiidaeMiller 1877
genusAmbonychiniaIsberg 1934
speciesamygdalina(Hall 1847)

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