Eomiltha scolaroi Vokes 1969 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Full reference: H. E. Vokes. 1969. Notes on the fauna of the Chipola Formation - I A new species of Eomitha (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 7(3-4):126-130

Belongs to Eomiltha according to H. E. Vokes 1969

Sister taxa: Eomiltha pandata, Eomiltha voorhoevei, Eomiltha woodi, Eomiltha xustris, Gibbolucina (Eomiltha) defrancei, Gibbolucina (Eomiltha) gyrata, Miltha (Eomiltha) contorta

Type specimen: USNM 646423, a shell. Its type locality is TU 999 - Farley Creek, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (5: Florida collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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