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Myrteinae

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Myrteinae Chavan
1969Myrteinae Cox et al. p. 499
1976Myrteinae Moore p. 45
1980Myrteinae Vokes p. 102
1992Myrteinae Ward p. 80
2010Myrteinae Bouchet et al.
2011Myrteinae Carter et al. p. 14

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
subfamilyMyrteinaeChavan 1969
subfamilyMyrteinaeChavan 1969

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: aragonitef
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: deep infaunalf
Diet: chemosymbioticf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-05-17 03:07:50
Modified: 2009-10-09 08:44:03
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Rhaetian to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 208.50000 to 2.58800 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 201.3 Ma

Collections (120 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3USA (Nevada) Mesomiltha sp. (76608 76609)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8Chile Mesomiltha sp. (7415 7416 7417)
Late/Upper Sinemurian196.5 - 189.6Chile Mesomiltha sp. (32408 32409 32418 32419 32442 32443 33950 33953 33962 33964 33972)
Raricostatum196.5 - 189.6Portugal Mesomiltha sp. (159046)
Pliensbachian190.8 - 182.7Chile Mesomiltha huayquimili (7426)
Davoei189.6 - 183.0Spain (Aragon) Mesomiltha sp. (146730)
Early/Lower Pliensbachian189.6 - 183.0Chile Mesomiltha sp. (34089)
Ibex189.6 - 183.0Spain (Aragon) Mesomiltha sp. (98407 146810 146816 146817)
Jamesoni189.6 - 183.0Spain (Aragon) Mesomiltha sp. (146798)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Spain Mesomiltha sp. (25608)
Middle Toarcian182.0 - 175.6Chile Mesomiltha huayquimili (35447 35448)
Late/Upper Toarcian180.1 - 175.6Chile Mesomiltha huayquimili (35449 35453)
Late/Upper Toarcian - Aalenian180.1 - 170.3Chile Mesomiltha huayquimili (35454)
Opalinum175.6 - 171.6Switzerland Mesomiltha lirata (35826)
Callovian166.1 - 163.5Saudi Arabia Mesomiltha sp. (47997)
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Somalia Perampliata aulihan (94526)
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Tunisia Discomiltha lirata (13689 13783 13789 13795 13856 13858 13871 13898 13899 13900 13902 13903 13904 13951 13952)
Early/Lower Callovian164.7 - 161.2United Kingdom (England) Discomiltha lirata (37955)
Middle Callovian - Late/Upper Callovian164.7 - 161.2Tunisia Discomiltha lirata (13667 13677)
Late/Upper Callovian - Late/Upper Oxfordian164.7 - 155.7Tunisia Discomiltha lirata (13507)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3United Kingdom (England) Ampliata elongata, Ampliata sp. (2664) Discomiltha lirata (2143 2652)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3France Discomiltha lirata, Discomiltha sp. (8807)
Late/Upper Jurassic163.5 - 145.0France Discomiltha lirata (8609)
Oxfordian - Tithonian163.5 - 145.0Japan (Kochi) Mesomiltha tsunoensis (40473)
Oxfordian - Tithonian163.5 - 145.0Japan (Kumamoto) Mesomiltha tsunoensis (40342 40557)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7France Discomiltha lirata (4785 4789 4849)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7United Kingdom (England) Ampliata ampliata (4085) Discomiltha lirata (4097)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Germany Perampliata elongata (60387)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Mexico (Chiapas) Mesomiltha portlandica (98672)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Portugal Discomiltha sp. (8512 8517) Lucina portlandica (67958)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Greenland Discomiltha lirata (1231 1249) Discomiltha sp. (1409) Discomiltha sp. A (1253 1268 1271)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0United Kingdom Lucina portlandica (68088)
Middle Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany Mesomiltha pulchra (13368 13369 13370 13371 13372 13377 13378 13381 13389 13392 13393 13395 13399)
Early/Lower Berriasian145.0 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) Mesomiltha biscathorpensis (69132 69135 69137)
Late/Upper Berriasian145.0 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) Mesomiltha biscathorpensis (69126)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Belgium Monitilora duponti (3118 26879) Monitilora duponti, Prophetilora lamellicardo (22931 26891)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Poland Monitilora duponti (27625)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0Belgium Mesomiltha duplex (3119) Mesomiltha duplex, Monitilora duponti (3120)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0Germany Mesomiltha vandepoeli, Mesomiltha duplex, Monitilora duponti (3114)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium Monitilora elegans (77608)
Ypresian - Lutetian56.0 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Lucina elegans (42583)
Early/Lower Eocene - Middle Eocene55.8 - 37.2United Kingdom (England) Monitilora elegans (3258)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Monitilora elegans (8124)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Belgium Monitilora elegans (77612 77613) Monitilora elegans, Monitilora grata (77611)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0France (Oise) Miltha elegans (3494)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0France Monitilora elegans (78567)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Bulgaria Miltha elegans (103757)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Lucina elegans (42586 42640)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Australia (South Australia) Monitilora ideonea (63436) Monitilora idonea (63439) Montilora chavani (63432)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588India Calvilucina bonneti (77658)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica Myrtaea vermiculata, Myrtaea furcata (58522)