Gastrana fragilis Linnaeus 1758 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Tellina fragilis

Belongs to Gastrana according to S. Schneider et al. 2005

See also Freneix et al. 1988

Sister taxa: Gastrana abildgaardiana, Gastrana laminosa

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Turkey (2 collections)

• Pliocene of Italy (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (8), Austria (2), France (1), Germany (1), Italy (2), Morocco (2), Poland (1), Romania (1)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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