Cardita (Carditamera) newelli Rivera 1957 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Full reference: R. Rivera. 1957. Moluscos fosiles de la Formacion Paracas, Dpto. de Ica. Sociedad Geologica del Peru Primer Congreso Nacional de Geologia Anales - Parte II 32:165-219

Belongs to Cardita (Carditamera) according to R. Rivera 1957

Sister taxa: Cardita (Carditamera) prestoni, Cardita (Carditamera) recta, Cardita (Carditamera) tegea, Cardita (Carditamera) vaughani, Carditamera (Carditamera), Carditamera aculeata, Carditamera affinis, Carditamera arata, Carditamera aspera, Carditamera catharia, Carditamera floridana, Carditamera matima, Carditamera plata, Carditamera radiata, Carditamera tegea, Carditamera vaughani, Carditamera virginiae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lagunillas y Punta Pejerrey 3400 m, which is in an Eocene marine sandstone in the Paracas Formation of Peru

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder


• Oligocene of Peru (1 collection)

• Eocene of Peru (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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