Astarte (Ashtarotha) pansyrta Vokes 1981 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Full reference: H. E. Vokes. 1981. Notes on the fauna of the Chipola Formation - XXIV. The genus Astarte (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 16(3-4):165-167

Belongs to Astarte (Ashtarotha) according to H. E. Vokes 1981

Sister taxa: Astarte (Ashtarotha) floridana, Astarte (Ashtarotha) parma, Astarte (Ashtarotha) undulata

Type specimen: USNM 298645, a shell. Its type locality is TU 830 - Tenmile Creek, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at TU 830 - Tenmile Creek

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