Sphenotus tentoriolus Chronic 1949 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae

Full reference: B.J. Chronic. 1949. Invertebrate paleontology (excepting fuslinids and corals). Upper Paleozoic of Peru 46-173

Belongs to Sphenotus according to J. Chronic 1953

See also Chronic 1949

Sister taxa: Sanguinolites bisectus, Sanguinolites carbonaria, Sanguinolites drupa, Sanguinolites elongatus, Sanguinolites gracilis, Sanguinolites hekitoensis, Sanguinolites ishii, Sanguinolites kamiyassensis, Sanguinolites lukjanovae, Sanguinolites modiomorphoides, Sanguinolites naiadiformis, Sanguinolites obliquus, Sanguinolites olseni, Sanguinolites peruvianus, Sanguinolites porteri, Sanguinolites qiaojiaensis, Sanguinolites shumardi, Sanguinolites simulans, Sanguinolites sphenoidalis, Sanguinolites unioniformis, Sanguinolites woolnoughi, Sanguinolites xizangensis, Sphenotus dubius, Sphenotus pisinnus, Sphenotus washingtonensis, Sphenotus solenoides, Sphenotus branneri, Sphenotus cataractes, Sphenotus gibsonense, Sphenotus quadriplicatum, Sphenotus hicksii, Sphenotus meslerianus, Sphenotus monroensis, Sphenotus cherokeense, Sphenotus aeolus, Sphenotus oklahomense, Sphenotus altidorsatus

Type specimen: AMNH 27019/1:1, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is AMNH298, Bed 39a, Pasaje-Picchu Section 8, which is in an Asselian/Sakmarian marine limestone in Peru.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at AMNH298, Bed 39a, Pasaje-Picchu Section 8

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