Juliacorbula boggsi Olsson 1928 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative combination: Corbula boggsi

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1928. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of northern Peru: Part 1. Bulletins of American Paleontology 14(52)

Belongs to Juliacorbula according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Olsson 1928

Sister taxa: Corbula (Juliacorbula) fossilis, Corbula monmouthensis, Juliacorbula aequivalvis, Juliacorbula bicarinata, Juliacorbula cubaniana, Juliacorbula luteola, Juliacorbula scutata, Juliacorbula tangara

Type specimen: Its type locality is Negritos [Saman Conglomerate, Saman Fm], which is in an Eocene coastal conglomerate in the Saman Formation of Peru

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Peru (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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