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Vacunella curvata

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Vacunellidae

Taxonomy
Allorisma curvatum was named by Morris (1845). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Illawarra (Strzelecki coll), which is in a Wordian coastal siliciclastic in the Gerringong Formation of Australia.

It was recombined as Pholadomya (Homomya) curvata by Dana (1849); it was recombined as Sanguinolites curvatus by de Koninck (1877); it was recombined as Vacunella curvata by Runnegar (1967), Waterhouse (1967), Waterhouse (1969), Waterhouse (1983), Muromtseva and Guskov (1984), Waterhouse (1987), Waterhouse (1988), Dickins (1989), Astafieva-Urbajtis (1990) and Biakov (2019).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Allorisma curvatum Morris p. 270 figs. Pl. 10, fig. 15
1847Allorisma audax Dana p. 153
1847Allorisma curvatum M'Coy p. 300
1849Pholadomya (Homomya) audax Dana p. 687 figs. Pl 3, fig 1
1849Pholadomya (Homomya) glendonensis Dana p. 687 figs. Pl 2, fig 12
1849Pholadomya (Homomya) curvata Dana p. 688 figs. Pl 3, fig 2
1876Sanguinolites mitchellii de Koninck p. 261 figs. Pl 16, figs 3,3a
1877Sanguinolites curvatus de Koninck p. 207
1892Chaenomya bowenensis Etheridge Jr p. 280
1910Chaenomya mitchelli Laseron p. 209
1967Vacunella curvata Runnegar p. 63 figs. Pl 7, figs 15,16; pl 8, figs 1-9; pl 9, figs 15-17; pl 11, fig 14; pl 12, figs 9,10
1967Vacunella curvata Waterhouse
1969Vacunella curvata Waterhouse p. 71
1983Vacunella curvata Waterhouse p. 252 figs. Pl 5, fig 10
1984Vacunella curvata Muromtseva and Guskov p. 95 figs. Pl 48, fig 1
1987Vacunella curvata Waterhouse p. 173 figs. Pl 13, fig 14; pl 14, fig 7
1988Vacunella curvata Waterhouse p. 200 figs. Pl 19, figs 13, 14; pl 20, fig 4
1989Vacunella curvata Dickins p. 69 figs. Pl 1, fig 15
1990Vacunella curvata Astafieva-Urbajtis p. 3 figs. Pl 5, fig 1
2019Vacunella curvata Biakov p. 247 figs. Pl 4, fig 27

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyPleuromyoideaDall 1900
familyVacunellidaeAstafieva-Urbajtis 1973
genusVacunella
speciescurvata()

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. B. Waterhouse 1987Elongate to subelongate weakly prosocline shells, umbones anterior, posterior dorsal face concave.