Liebea squamosa Sowerby 1829 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Myalinidae

Alternative combination: Mytilus squamosus

Synonyms: Aucella hausmanni Goldfuss 1837, Liebea hausmanni Goldfuss 1837, Myalina hausmanni Goldfuss 1837, Mytilus hausmanni Goldfuss 1837

Full reference: J. d. C. Sowerby. 1829. Fossil shells, in On the geological relations and internal structure of the Magnesian Limestone, and the lower portions of the New Red Sandstone Series in their range through Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, and Durham, to the southern extremity of Northumberland. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Second Series 3(1):118-120

Belongs to Liebea according to Y. J. Lu 1986

See also Geinitz 1861, Howse 1848, Howse 1857, King 1850, Klapcinski 1967, Logan 1967, Muromtseva and Guskov 1984, Newell 1955, Sowerby 1829 and Waagen 1881

Sister taxa: Liebea dieneri, Liebea indica, Liebea macros, Liebea mediterranea, Liebea sacculus, Liebea septifer

Type specimens:

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (2 collections), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Latvia (2), Lithuania (4), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (11), Tanzania (5), the United Kingdom (43)

Total: 70 collections each including a single occurrence

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