Psammotreta (Leporimetis) rostellata Clark 1918

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combinations: Heteromacoma rostellata, Leporimetis rostellata, Metis rostellata

Synonyms: Metis sespeensis Loel and Corey 1932, Metis vancouverensis Clark and Arnold 1923, Poromya teglandae Weaver 1942

Belongs to Psammotreta (Leporimetis) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2017

See also Addicott 1973 and Moore 2003

Sister taxa: Leporimetis cognata, Leporimetis intastriata, Leporimetis spectabilis, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) asthenodon, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) cognata, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) dombei, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) excavata, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) obesa

Type specimens:

  • Psammotreta (Leporimetis) rostellata: UCMP 11120, a shell
  • Metis sespeensis:
  • Metis vancouverensis:
  • Poromya teglandae: UC 32134, a shell.

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (7: California collections)

• Eocene of United States (3: California)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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