Pleuromya prima Hautmann et al. 2013 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Full reference: M. Hautmann, A. B. Smith, A. J. McGowan and H. Bucher. 2013. Bivalves from the Olenekian (Early Triassic) of south-western Utah: systematics and evolutionary significance. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11:263-293

Belongs to Pleuromya according to M. Hautmann et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Pleuromya aequistriata, Pleuromya alpina, Pleuromya ambigua, Pleuromya bavarica, Pleuromya borealis, Pleuromya calceiformis, Pleuromya cuneata, Pleuromya ecki, Pleuromya elongata, Pleuromya fedaiana, Pleuromya galathea, Pleuromya gibbosa, Pleuromya haydeniana, Pleuromya himaica, Pleuromya humboldtensis, Pleuromya kelleri, Pleuromya loeschmanni, Pleuromya milleformis, Pleuromya oblonga, Pleuromya prosogyra, Pleuromya saltriensis, Pleuromya skianni, Pleuromya subcompressa, Pleuromya sulcatissima, Pleuromya tellina, Pleuromya tricarinata, Pleuromya uniformis, Pleuromya unioides, Pleuromya urnula, Pleuromya varians

Type specimen: USNM 543542. Its type locality is Beaver Dam Mountains BM1, Bed 9, which is in a Spathian carbonate siltstone in the Moenkopi Formation of Utah.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Beaver Dam Mountains BM1, Bed 9

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