Inoceramus americanus Walaszczyk and Cobban 2006 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Full reference: I. Walaszczyk and W. A. Cobban. 2006. Palaeontology and stratigraphy of the Middle-Upper Coniacian and Santonian inoceramids of the US Western Interior. Acta Geologica Polonica 56(3):241-348

Belongs to Inoceramus according to I. Walaszczyk and W. A. Cobban 2006

Sister taxa: Epiceramus, Inoceramus (Cordiceramus), Inoceramus (Endocostea), Inoceramus (Heroceramus), Inoceramus (Inoceramus), Inoceramus (Platyceramus), Inoceramus (Sphenoceramus), Inoceramus (Volviceramus), Inoceramus adunca, Inoceramus aequicostatus, Inoceramus albertensis, Inoceramus altifluminis, Inoceramus andinus, Inoceramus anglicus, Inoceramus anilis, Inoceramus anomalus, Inoceramus anomiaeformis, Inoceramus apicalis, Inoceramus arvanus, Inoceramus baumanni, Inoceramus brownei, Inoceramus camerunensis, Inoceramus carsoni, Inoceramus congoensis, Inoceramus corpulentus, Inoceramus costellatus, Inoceramus coulthardi, Inoceramus crippsi, Inoceramus cuvieri, Inoceramus dominguesi, Inoceramus dowlingi, Inoceramus dunveganensis, Inoceramus elburzensis, Inoceramus elegans, Inoceramus everesti, Inoceramus expansus, Inoceramus fibrosus, Inoceramus formosulus, Inoceramus fragilis, Inoceramus frechi, Inoceramus galoi, Inoceramus gibbosus, Inoceramus ginterensis, Inoceramus glacierensis, Inoceramus hoppenstedtensis, Inoceramus howelli, Inoceramus incelebratus, Inoceramus inconditus, Inoceramus klamathensis, Inoceramus kystatymensis, Inoceramus lamarcki, Inoceramus lateris, Inoceramus mesabiensis, Inoceramus morii, Inoceramus multiformis, Inoceramus mungoensis, Inoceramus mytiliformis, Inoceramus niger, Inoceramus nigrata, Inoceramus nipponicus, Inoceramus pembertoni, Inoceramus pictus, Inoceramus pontoni, Inoceramus porrectus, Inoceramus prefragilis, Inoceramus pseudolucifer, Inoceramus quenstedti, Inoceramus robertsoni, Inoceramus saskatchewanensis, Inoceramus selwyni, Inoceramus sokolovi, Inoceramus steinmanni, Inoceramus subdepressus, Inoceramus subundatus, Inoceramus tenuirostratus, Inoceramus udylensis, Inoceramus undabundus, Inoceramus ussuriensis, Inoceramus whitneyi, Rhachidoceramus, Rhachidoceramus (Oncoceramus)

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS 21097 Ray Lake, which is in a Coniacian marine shale in the Cody Shale Formation of Wyoming

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (4: Wyoming collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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