Myrtea spinifera Montagu 1803 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Belongs to Myrtea according to Montagu 1803

Sister taxa: Myrtaea (Levimyrtaea), Myrtaea asphaltica, Myrtaea cookei, Myrtea (Myrtea), Myrtea (Myrteopsis), Myrtea (Myrtucina), Myrtea curta, Myrtea ezoensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal photosymbiotic


• Quaternary of Italy (3 collections)

• Miocene of Bulgaria (5), Cyprus (1), Germany (1), Italy (2), Morocco (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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