Cyprina praerustica Hassan 1953 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Arcticidae

Full reference: M. Y. Hassan. 1953. Tertiary faunas from Kap Brewstwer, East Greenland. Meddeleser om Grønland 111(5):1-42

Belongs to Cyprina according to M. Y. Hassan 1953

Sister taxa: Arctica calabra, Arctica islandica, Arctica limpidiana, Arctica murrayensis, Arctica planata, Arctica provencialis, Arctica subanthooensis, Cyprina iddingsi, Cyprina escheri, Cyprina cuneata, Cyprina purae, Cyprina scutellaria, Cyprina cordiformis, Cyprina lens, Cyprina cancriniana

Type specimen: MMC 7422, a shell. Its type locality is Coeloma beds, Kap Brewster, which is in an Oligocene coastal sandstone in Greenland.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Coeloma beds, Kap Brewster

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