Novaculapermia boydi McRoberts and Newell 1997 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Myalinidae

Full reference: C. A. McRoberts and N.D. Newell. 1997. A new transitional myalinid bivalve from the Lower Permian of west Texas. Palaeontology 40(2):487-495

Belongs to Novaculapermia according to C. A. McRoberts and N. D. Newell 2005

See also McRoberts and Newell 1997

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 487771, a valve (Left valve). Its type locality is USNM702, Split Tank, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Cathedral Mountain Formation of Texas.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (5: Texas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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