Calorhadia (Litorhadia) santaanai Gardner 1945 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Full reference: J. Gardner. 1945. Mollusca of the Tertiary formations of Northeastern Mexico. Geological Society of American Memoir 11

Belongs to Calorhadia (Litorhadia) according to J. Gardner 1945

Sister taxa: Calorhadia (Litorhadia) bastropensis, Calorhadia (Litorhadia) compsa, Calorhadia (Litorhadia) evanescentior, Calorhadia (Litorhadia) lisbonensis, Calorhadia (Litorhadia) mater, Litorhadia washingtonensis

Type specimen: USNM 495047, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Mexico (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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