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Acila (Acila) brevis

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Nuculidae

Acila brevis was named by Nagao and Huzioka (1941) [DISTRIBUTION: Late Eocene; Japan.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Acila (Acila) brevis by Kafanov and Ogasawara (2003) and Kafanov et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Acila brevis Nagao and Huzioka
2003Acila (Acila) brevis Kafanov and Ogasawara p. 50
2005Acila (Acila) brevis Kafanov et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassProtobranchia(Pelseneer 1889)
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyNuculidaeGray 1824
genusAcilaAdams and Adams 1858
subgenusAcilaAdams and Adams 1858
speciesbrevis(Nagao and Huzioka 1941)

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.

Acila (Acila) brevis Nagao and Huzioka 1941
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No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 1.0 to < 10f
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10f
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10f
Thickness: thinf
Folds: nonef
Ribbing: minorf
Spines: nonef
Internal reinforcement: nonef
Ontogeny: accretionf
Environment: coastal, inner shelf, outer shelf, oceanicf
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: deposit feederf
Diet 2: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2008-11-15 10:09:53
Modified: 2009-08-18 20:13:53
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Eocene to the top of the Late/Upper Oligocene or 37.20000 to 23.03000 Ma

Collections (8 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Japan Acila brevis (70424)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Russian Federation Acila brevis (70445)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Japan Acila brevis (70608 70609 70610 70611 70616)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03USA (Alaska) Acila brevis (44103)