Pleuromya ecki Philippi 1898 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Full reference: E. Philippi. 1898. Die fauna des unteren Trigonodus-Dolomits vom Hühberfeld bei Schwieberdingen und des sogenannten “Cannstatter Kreidemergels”. Jahreshefte des Vereins für Vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg 54:145-227

Belongs to Pleuromya according to E. Philippi 1898

Sister taxa: Pleuromya aequistriata, Pleuromya alpina, Pleuromya ambigua, Pleuromya bavarica, Pleuromya borealis, Pleuromya calceiformis, Pleuromya cuneata, 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 saltriensis, Pleuromya skianni, Pleuromya subcompressa, Pleuromya sulcatissima, Pleuromya tellina, Pleuromya tricarinata, Pleuromya uniformis, Pleuromya unioides, Pleuromya urnula, Pleuromya varians

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hühnerfeld, Schwieberdingen, which is in an Anisian carbonate dolomite in Germany

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Hühnerfeld, Schwieberdingen

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