Volsellina heywoodi Waterhouse 1987 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1987. Late Palaeozoic Mollusca and correlations from the south-east Bowen Basin, east Australia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 198(4-6):129-333

Belongs to Volsellina according to J. B. Waterhouse 1987

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

Type specimen: UQ F74313, a valve (Right valve internal mold). Its type locality is UQ L4594, quarry along highway north of Theodore, Bowen Basin, which is in a Capitanian coastal siliciclastic in the Flat Top Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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