Chama callipona Maury 1924 (jewel box)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Chamidae

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1924. Fosseis Terciarios Do Brazil. Servico Geologico E Mineralogico Do Brazil Monographia 49

Belongs to Chama according to C. J. Maury 1924

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 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 piruensis, Chama pittensis, Chama pulchella, Chama radians, Chama radiata, Chama reflexa, Chama ruderalis, Chama scheibei, Chama sinuosa, Chama squamuligera, Chama strepta

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rio Pirabas (Maury coll.), which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal limestone/limestone in the Pirabas Formation of Brazil

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Rio Pirabas (Maury coll.)

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