Ceratomyopsis arabica Cox 1935 (clam)

Bivalvia - Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae

Alternative combination: Ceromyopsis arabica

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 Ceratomyopsis according to J. Manivit et al. 1990

See also Cox 1935

Sister taxa: Ceratomyopsis somaliensis, Ceratomyopsis striata, Ceratomyopsis undulata, Ceromyopsis aequatorialis, Ceromyopsis helvetica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bihendula, which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian shallow subtidal limestone in the Bihen Limestone Formation of Somalia

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Saudi Arabia (33 collections), Somalia (1), Yemen (1)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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