Katherinella smithvillensis Stenzel et al. 1957 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: H. B. Stenzel, E. K. Krause, and J. T. Twining. 1957. Pelecypoda from the type locality of the Stone City beds (Middle Eocene) of Texas. University of Texas Publication (5704)

Belongs to Katherinella according to H. B. Stenzel et al. 1957

Sister taxa: Katherinella arnoldi, Katherinella texitrina, Katherinella trinitatis, Pitaria (Katherinella) californica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (13: Texas collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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