Chama piruensis Squires 1987 (jewel box)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Chamidae

Full reference: R. L. Squires. 1987. Eocene molluscan paleontology of the Whitaker Peak area, Los Angeles and Ventura counties, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 388:1-93

Belongs to Chama according to R. L. Squires 1987

Sister taxa: Chama (Chama), Chama (Cipliacella), Chama (Psilopus), Chama aculeata, Chama arcana, Chama asperella, Chama aspersa, Chama berjadinensis, Chama bezanconi, Chama brassica, Chama calcarata, Chama callipona, Chama canaliculata, Chama chipolana, Chama congregata, Chama cornu, Chama corrugata, Chama corticosaformis, Chama eudeila, Chama fimbriata, Chama florida, Chama fragum, Chama frondosa, Chama granti, Chama gryphoides, Chama huttoni, Chama involuta, Chama janus, Chama lamellifera, Chama lazarus, Chama limbula, Chama macerophylla, Chama monroensis, Chama nejdensis, Chama oblongum, Chama pacifica, Chama pellucida, Chama pittensis, Chama pulchella, Chama radians, Chama radiata, Chama reflexa, Chama ruderalis, Chama scheibei, Chama sinuosa, Chama squamuligera, Chama strepta

Type specimen: LACMIP 7520, a valve

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Chama piruensis in the database

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