Monitilora (Monitilora) elegans Defrance 1823 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Lucina elegans, Miltha (Cavilucina) elegans, Monitilora elegans, Phacoides (Cavilucina) elegans, Phacoides elegans

Belongs to Monitilora (Monitilora) according to M. Glibert 1985

See also Moore 1969

Sister taxon: Monitilora (Monitilora) grata

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic


• Eocene of Belgium (4 collections), Bulgaria (1), France (2), the United Kingdom (5)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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