Mactromya daghaniensis Cox 1935 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Mactromyidae

Full reference: L. R. Cox. 1935. Jurassic Gastropoda and Lamellibranchia. The Mesozoic Palaeontology of British Somaliland, Geology and Palaeontology of British Somaliland, II 148-197

Belongs to Mactromya according to L. R. Cox 1935

Sister taxa: Mactromya aequalis, Mactromya cardioides, Mactromya crassa, Mactromya groenlandica, Mactromya quadrata, Mactromya rugosa, Mactromya verioti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Daghani, bed 224, which is in a Callovian shallow subtidal limestone in the Bihen Limestone Formation of Somalia

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (1 collection), Somalia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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