Orthoyoldia claibornensis Conrad 1848 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Alternative combinations: Leda claibornensis, Nucula claibornensis, Nuculana claibornensis, Yoldia claibornensis

Belongs to Orthoyoldia according to H. B. Stenzel et al. 1957

See also Harris 1919 and Palmer and Brann 1965

Sister taxa: Orthoyoldia psammotaea, Yoldia (Orthoyoldia) haboroensis, Yoldia (Orthoyoldia) quiba

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Sta. 2029 - Caw Caw Swamp [McBean Fm] (Eocene of South Carolina)

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