Volsellina ornatissima Johnston 1887 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Alternative combination: Modiomorpha ornatissima

Full reference: R. M. Johnston. 1887. Contribution to the palaeontology of the upper Palaeozoic rocks of Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for 1886 4-18

Belongs to Volsellina according to J. B. Waterhouse 1987

See also Johnston 1887

Sister taxa: Volsellina areiensis, Volsellina equatorialis, Volsellina heywoodi, Volsellina subelliptica, Volsellina yunnanensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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