Cyprina cordiformis Stefanini 1939 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Arcticidae

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 Cyprina according to G. Stefanini 1939

Sister taxa: Arctica calabra, Arctica islandica, Arctica limpidiana, Arctica murrayensis, Arctica planata, Arctica provencialis, Arctica subanthooensis, Cyprina iddingsi, Cyprina escheri, Cyprina cuneata, Cyprina praerustica, Cyprina cancriniana

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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