Anoplophora shastensis Smith 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Trigonodidae

Full reference: J. P. Smith. 1927. Upper Triassic marine invertebrate faunas of North America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 141:1-262

Belongs to Anoplophora according to J. P. Smith 1927

Sister taxa: Anodontophora (Myacites), Anodontophora angulata, Anodontophora conjugens, Anodontophora edmondiiformis, Anodontophora elongata, Anodontophora omolonica, Anodontophora purdoni, Anodontophora sublettica, Anodontophora subovalis, Anodontophora telleri, Anoplophora torreana, Anoplophora recta, Anoplophora pappi, Anoplophora isocardioides

Type specimen: Its type locality is North Fork of Squaw Creek, 3 miles north of Kelly's ranch, which is in a Tuvalian carbonate limestone in the Hosselkus Formation of California

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at North Fork of Squaw Creek, 3 miles north of Kelly's ranch

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