Semele anteriocosta Vokes 1938 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Semelidae

Full reference: H. E. Vokes. 1938. Upper Miocene Mollusca from Springvale, Trinidad, British West Indies. American Museum Novitates 988:1-28

Belongs to Semele according to H. E. Vokes 1938

Sister taxa: Semele (Amphidesma), Semele (Elegantula), Semele (Semele), Semele australina, Semele bellastriata, Semele bolivarensis, Semele carinata, Semele casta, Semele chipolana, Semele claytoni, Semele diaboli, Semele fausta, Semele gayi, Semele hanleyi, Semele harveyensis, Semele jaramija, Semele junonia, Semele krauseana, Semele laevis, Semele linosa, Semele mekranica, Semele morani, Semele nelliana, Semele orbiculata, Semele paramutica, Semele perlamellosa, Semele proficua, Semele purpurascens, Semele radiata, Semele rubropicta, Semele sardonica, Semele sayi, Semele sparsilineata, Semele subovata, Semele transversa, Semele vancouverensis, Semele vesiculosa, Semele zuliana

Type specimen: Amer. Mus. No. 24986, a shell (both valves). Its type locality is Springvale (AMNH collection), which is in a Miocene coastal sandstone in Trinidad and Tobago.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (7 collections)

• Miocene of Trinidad and Tobago (5)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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