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Martesia ovalis

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pholadidae

Taxonomy
Pholas ovalis was named by Say (1820).

It was recombined as Martesia ovalis by Glenn (1904) and Ward (1998).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1820Pholas ovalis Say p. 820
1904Martesia ovalis Glenn p. 273
1998Martesia ovalis Ward p. 88

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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
superfamilyPholadoideaLamarck 1809
familyPholadidaeLamarck 1809
genusMartesiaSowerby 1824
speciesovalis(Say 1820)

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: aragonitec
Locomotion: stationaryg
Life habit: boringg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-09-09 14:17:25
Modified: 2009-09-09 16:17:25
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Sanchez Roig 1926

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Hemingfordian to the top of the Middle Miocene or 20.43000 to 11.60800 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Delaware) Martesia ovalis (18579)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608USA (Maryland) Martesia ovalis (79103)