Thracia keaseyensis Hickman 2014 (clam)

Bivalvia - Thraciida - Thraciidae

Full reference: C. S. Hickman. 2014. Paleogene marine bivalves of the deep-water Keasey Formation in Oregon, part IV: The anomalodesmatans. PaleoBios 31(3):1-21

Belongs to Thracia according to C. S. Hickman 2014

Sister taxa: Thracia (Cetothrax), Thracia (Crassithracia), Thracia (Cyathodonta), Thracia (Homoeodesma), Thracia (Ixartia), Thracia (Odoncineta), Thracia (Thracia), Thracia alciope, Thracia applanata, Thracia brioni, Thracia curtansata, Thracia declivis, Thracia depressa, Thracia dilleri, Thracia formosa, Thracia grignonensis, Thracia incerta, Thracia karquinesensis, Thracia kissoumi, Thracia ludovica, Thracia mactroides, Thracia oblata, Thracia papyracea, Thracia parvula, Thracia prisca, Thracia proavita, Thracia schencki, Thracia stelcki, Thracia ventricosa, Thracia viceliacensis, Thracia weedi, Eximiothracia perscabrosa

Type specimen: USNM 561781. Its type locality is Columbia (USGS 15282) - Hickman (1980), which is in a Priabonian deep-water siltstone/mudstone in the Keasey Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (4: Oregon collections)

• Eocene of United States (5: Oregon)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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