Pleuromya saltriensis Parona 1890 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Full reference: C. F. Parona. 1890. I fossili del Lias inferiore di Saltrio in Lombardia. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali 33:69-104

Belongs to Pleuromya according to C. F. Parona 1890

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 prima, Pleuromya prosogyra, Pleuromya skianni, Pleuromya subcompressa, Pleuromya sulcatissima, Pleuromya tellina, Pleuromya tricarinata, Pleuromya uniformis, Pleuromya unioides, Pleuromya urnula, Pleuromya varians

Type specimen: Its type locality is Saltrio (Parona material), which is in a Sinemurian carbonate limestone in the Saltrio Formation of Italy

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Saltrio (Parona material)

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