Myadora

Myadora striata, from here.


Belongs within: Bivalvia.

Myadora is a genus of free-living bivalves found from the Miocene to the present day of Australasia and the west Pacific. The valves have a flattened cardinal area on either side of the beaks (Cox et al. 1969).

<==Myadora Gray 1840 [=Myodora] F27
    |--M. antipodum HS01
    |--M. australica (Reeve 1859) [=Thracia australica, Myodora australica] H09
    |--M. boltoni HS01
    |--M. brevis F27 [=Pandora brevis H09, Myodora brevis H09]
    |--M. crassa F27
    |--M. novaezelandiae HS01
    |--M. pandoriformis (Stutchbury 1835) F27
    |--M. pulleinei Hedley 1906 [=Myodora pulleinei] H09
    |--M. striata HS01 [=Myodora striata W27]
    |--M. tasmanica [incl. M. rotundata Sowerby 1875] F27
    |--M. tenuilirata Q72
    `--M. trigona [=Myodora trigona] H09

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

Cox, L. R., N. D. Newell et al. 1969. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt N. Bivalvia vol. 2. The Geological Society of America, Inc. and The University of Kansas.

[F27] Finlay, H. J. 1927. A further commentary on New Zealand molluscan systematics. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 320-485.

[HS01] Hayward, B. W., A. B. Stephenson, M. S. Morley, W. M. Blom, H. R. Grenfell, F. J. Brook, J. L. Riley, F. Thompson & J. J. Hayward. 2001. Marine biota of Parengarenga Harbour, Northland, New Zealand. Records of the Auckland Museum 37: 45-80.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

[Q72] Quilty, P. G. 1972. The biostratigraphy of the Tasmanian marine Tertiary. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 106: 25-44.

[W27] Waghorn, R. J. 1927. The geology of the Ruakokopatuna Valley, southern Wairarapa. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 226-234.

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