Calorhadia (Litorhadia) compsa Gabb 1860 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Alternative combination: Leda compsa

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

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (11: Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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