Ambonychia volitans Barrande 1881 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Ambonychiidae

Alternative combination: Mytilus volitans

Full reference: J. Barrande. 1881. Système Silurien de Centre de la Bohême. Volume VI: Acéphales. Système Silurien de Centre de la Bohême. Volume VI: Acéphales 1-342

Belongs to Ambonychia according to J. Kříž 2008

See also Barrande 1881

Sister taxa: Ambonychia acutirostris, Ambonychia alata, Ambonychia cultrata, Ambonychia intermedia, Ambonychia obesa, Ambonychia orbicularis, Byssonychia intermedius, Byssonychia radiata, Byssonychia suberecta, Byssonychia vera, Byssonychia grandis, Byssonychia borealis, Byssonychia praecursa, Byssonychia richmondensis

Type specimen: NM L 21396, a shell (right valve)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Section No. 942, Liščí;í Quarry near Amerika gamekeepers lodge, Karlštejn (Silurian of Czech Republic)

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