Timothynus turgida Conrad 1848 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Ungulinidae

Alternative combinations: Diplidonta turgida, Diplodonta turgida, Loripes turgida, Sphaerella turgida

Belongs to Timothynus according to D. T. Dockery 1982

Sister taxa: Diplodonta (Timothynus) bulla, Diplodonta (Timothynus) inezensis, Timothynus bulla, Timothynus capuloides, Timothynus subvexa

Type specimen: ANSP 30680, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (6: Mississippi collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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