Promyalina schamarae Bittner 1899 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Myalinidae

Alternative combination: Myalina schamarae

Full reference: A. Bittner. 1899. Versteinerungen aus den Trias-Ablagerungen des Süd-Ussuri Gebietes in der ostsibirischen Küstenprovinz [Fossils of the Triassic deposits of the southern Ussuri region in the eastern Siberian coastal province]. Trudy Geologicheskago Komiteta 7(4):1-35

Belongs to Promyalina according to W. J. Foster et al. 2017

See also Bittner 1899, Bychkov et al. 1976, Dagis et al. 1996, Kumagae and Nakazawa 2009, Kurushin 1985 and Xu 1978

Sister taxa: Promyalina diana, Promyalina groenlandica, Promyalina hindi, Promyalina hunanensis, Promyalina intermedia, Promyalina kobjumensis, Promyalina kochi, Promyalina pavligae, Promyalina putiatinensis, Promyalina spathi

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (11 collections), Greenland (53), the Russian Federation (13), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2)

• Permian to Triassic of China (9)

Total: 88 collections each including a single occurrence

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