Villicumia canteraensis Sanchez 1999 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Praenuculidae

Full reference: T. M. Sanchez. 1999. New late Ordovician (Early Caradoc) Bivalves from the Sierra De Villicum (Argentine Precordillera). Journal of Paleontology 73(1):66-76

Belongs to Villicumia according to T. M. Sanchez 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CEGH-UNC 16152a, a shell (left valve). Its type locality is south side of the Quebrada La Pola, Eastern flank of Sierra de Villicum, which is in a Caradoc marine conglomerate in the La Cantera Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at south side of the Quebrada La Pola, Eastern flank of Sierra de Villicum

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