Crassinella guppyi Dall 1896 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Alternative combination: Crassatellites (Crassinella) guppyi

Belongs to Crassinella according to W. P. Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Crassatellites (Crassinella) aldrichianus, Crassatellites (Crassinella) duplinianus, Crassatellites (Crassinella) galvestonensis, Crassinella acutus, Crassinella bowdenensis, Crassinella clementia, Crassinella guadalupensis, Crassinella haylocki, Crassinella johnsoni, Crassinella lunulata, Crassinella maldonadoensis, Crassinella martinicensis, Crassinella midiensis, Crassinella minor, Crassinella nuculiformis, Crassinella pacifica, Crassinella pygmaea, Crassinella variablis, Crassinella varians, Crassinella xena

Type specimen: USNM 107151, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (3 collections), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3), Trinidad and Tobago (10)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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