Cardita (Glans) quilonensis Dey 1961 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Full reference: A. K. Dey. 1961. The Miocene Mollusca from Quilon, Kerala (India). Palaeontologica Indica 36

Belongs to Cardita (Glans) according to A. K. Dey 1961

See also Tiwari and Kachhara 2003

Sister taxa: Cardita (Glans) scabricostata, Glans (Centrocardita), Glans (Glans), Glans carpenteri, Glans gracilicostata, Glans polynema, Glans rovereti, Glans scabrosa, Glans tasmanica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala), which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in the Quilon Limestone Formation of India

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of India (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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