Elegantinia paullorum Boyd and Newell 1997 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Myophoriidae

Alternative combination: Lyriomyophoria paullorum

Full reference: D. W. Boyd and N. D. Newell. 1997. A reappraisal of Trigoniacean families (Bivalvia) and a description of two new Early Triassic species. American Museum Novitates 3216:1-14

Belongs to Elegantinia according to D. W. Boyd and N. D. Newell 1999

See also Boyd and Newell 1997

Sister taxa: Elegantinia elegans, Elegantinia lijiangensis, Myophoria (Elegantinia) grahami, Myophoria (Elegantinia) venusta

Type specimen: AMNH 44078. Its type locality is AMNH B8517, Cottonwood Pass, which is in a Spathian shallow subtidal limestone in the Moenkopi Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (3: Nevada collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.