Jupiteria aipeia Woodring 1973 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Nuculanidae

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1973. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (additions to gastropods, scaphopods, pelecypods: Nuculidae to Malleidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(E):453-539

Belongs to Jupiteria according to W. P. Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: Jupiteria (Surojupiteria), Jupiteria cellulita, Jupiteria concava, Jupiteria solida, Jupiteria subtumida, Leda (Jupiteria) bowdenensis, Leda (Jupiteria) duerdeni, Nuculana (Jupiteria) asiatica, Nuculana (Jupiteria) delliana, Nuculana (Jupiteria) kapua, Nuculana (Jupiteria) karaka, Nuculana (Jupiteria) kouhaiensis, Nuculana (Jupiteria) leachi, Nuculana (Jupiteria) nugax, Nuculana (Jupiteria) penderi, Nuculana (Jupiteria) prisca, Nuculana (Jupiteria) totangiensis, Nuculana (Jupiteria) uawa, Epacroleda epacris

Type specimen: USNM 646703, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder


• Oligocene of Panama (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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