Eocallista krenkeli Cox 1935 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Corbiculidae

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 Eocallista according to L. R. Cox 1935

Sister taxa: Eocallista (Eocallista), Eocallista (Hemicorbicula), Eocallista antiopa, Eocallista austrofilia, Eocallista pulchella

Type specimen: Its type locality is Daghani, bed 226, which is in a Callovian shallow subtidal limestone in the Bihen Limestone Formation of Somalia

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Somalia (3 collections), Tunisia (24), Yemen (7)

Total: 34 collections each including a single occurrence

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