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Rostroconchia

Rostroconchia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Rostroconchia Pojeta, Jr. et al. p. 264
2002Rostroconchia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classRostroconchia
classRostroconchia

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. Pojeta et al. 1972The new class Rostroconchia Pojeta, Runnegar, Morris, and Newell may be diagnosed as follows: mollusks having an uncoiled univalved larval shell; an untorted bivalved adult shell; no hinge teeth, ligament, or adductor muscles; and a fused, almost inflexible, hinge; Early Ordovician-Late Permian (4, 14, 19).
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: stationaryc
Life habit: semi-infaunalc
Diet: suspension feederc
Vision: blindc
Comments: LIFE HISTORY: Semi-infaunal, non-motile unattached, suspension feeding according to Bambach et al (2007). ; some taxa may have been detritus-feedingc
Created: 2004-02-29 10:30:34
Modified: 2010-02-15 07:02:51
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Tommotian to the top of the Changhsingian or 530.00000 to 252.17000 Ma

Collections (677 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4USA (New York) Ribeirioida indet. (254)
Tommotian - Atdabanian530.0 - 516.0Canada (Nova Scotia) Ischyrinia sp. (6897)
Mindyallan501.0 - 498.5Australia (Queensland) Euchasma sp. B (77515) Ribeiria australiensis (77516)
Dresbachian501.0 - 485.4Antarctica (Elsemere Island) Apoptopegma craddocki (99794) Wanwania sp. A, Apoptopegma craddocki, Ribeiria australiensis (99793)
Sunwaptan498.5 - 485.4USA (New York) Ribeiria sp. indet. (85187)
Taoyuanian498.5 - 485.4China (Liaoning) Wanwania cambrica (157044)
Furongian497.0 - 485.4USA (New York) Ribeiria nuculitiformis (167886)
Furongian497.0 - 485.4Argentina (Jujuy) Ribeiria francae (167761)
Furongian - Skullrockian497.0 - 478.6USA (New York) Ribeiria nuculitiformis (85121)
Payntonian494.0 - 485.4Australia (Northern Territory) Cymatopegma semiplicatum (77415 77427 77436 77437 77529 77589 77603 77609 77610 77614 77615 77645) Cymatopegma semiplicatum, Kimopegma pinnatum (77438 77440) Cymatopegma semiplicatum, Kimopegma pinnatum, Pinnocaris robusta, Pinnocaris wellsi, Ribeiria jonesi (77416) Cymatopegma semiplicatum, Pinnocaris robusta (77420) Cymatopegma semiplicatum, Ribeiria huckitta (77421 77530 77618) Cymatopegma semiplicatum, Ribeiria jonesi (77435 77525) Pinnocaris robusta (77430 77434) Pinnocaris sp. B, Cymatopegma semiplicatum (77649) Pleuropegma plicatum, Oepikila cambrica (77426) Ribeiria huckitta (77413 77439 77531 77606 77607 77621 77651) Ribeiria runnegari, Technophorus kempae, Tolmachovia belfordi (77655) Technophorus kempae (77587) Technophorus kempae, Tolmachovia belfordi (77414)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Wordian - Capitanian268.8 - 259.9Canada (Alberta) Conocardium sp. (112837)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9New Zealand (Southland) Conocardium australe (41777)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9Australia (Queensland) Bransonia projecta (103923 120334 120336 120340 120536) Bransonia robustum (120350)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9USA (Texas) Minycardita capitanensis (75969)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9USA (Oklahoma) Conocardium oklahomaense (116653 136219)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17New Zealand (Southland) Conocardium sp. A (39926)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Russian Federation Conocardium robustum (98148)
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17USA (Wyoming) Conocardium sp. (11223)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17New Zealand Bransonia wilsoni (98149) Conocardium sp. B (52776)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17Russian Federation Pseudoconocardium licharewi (52248 131246)