Middalya Dickins 1956 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Full reference: J. M. Dickins. 1956. Permian pelecypods from the Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 29:1-42

Parent taxon: Astartidae according to J. M. Dickins 1956

Sister taxa: Astartellinae, Astartinae, Astartoides, Astartopsis, Balantioselena, Coelastarte, Digitaria, Eriphylinae, Lirotarte, Lyapinella, Nargunella, Opinae, Oxyeurax, Permartella, Pinzonellinae, Praeconia, Pressastarte, Radiastarte, Taxocardia, Terraiinae, Trigonopinae, Woodia

Subtaxa: Middalya johnstonei

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Type: Middalya johnstonei

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (3 collections), New Zealand (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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