Myoconcha weiri Stefanini 1939 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Kalenteridae

Full reference: G. Stefanini. 1939. Molluschi del Giuralias della Somalia, Gasteropodi e Lamellibranchi [Jurassic molluscs from Somalia, gastropods and bivalves]. Palaeontographia Italica 32(4):103-270

Belongs to Myoconcha according to G. Stefanini 1939

Sister taxa: Myoconcha acquatensis, Myoconcha actaeon, Myoconcha americana, Myoconcha amnipacis, Myoconcha appeli, Myoconcha aspasia, Myoconcha auriculata, Myoconcha borealis, Myoconcha broilii, Myoconcha brunneri, Myoconcha costulata, Myoconcha crassa, Myoconcha curvata, Myoconcha decorata, Myoconcha delawarensis, Myoconcha epigonus, Myoconcha giebeli, Myoconcha gregaria, Myoconcha huancangensis, Myoconcha joanniswanneri, Myoconcha laevis, Myoconcha loeschmanni, Myoconcha maximiliani, Myoconcha muelleri, Myoconcha nana, Myoconcha neuquena, Myoconcha parvula, Myoconcha pavida, Myoconcha plana, Myoconcha psilonoti, Myoconcha ptychitum, Myoconcha qingyanensis, Myoconcha rathieri, Myoconcha recta, Myoconcha retroflexa, Myoconcha roemeri, Myoconcha rugulosa, Myoconcha scabra, Myoconcha taegeri, Myoconcha timorensis, Myoconcha wohrmanni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Anole Issa, Oolitico inferiore, which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian marine horizon in Somalia

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Anole Issa, Oolitico inferiore

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