Daonella americana Smith 1914 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Halobiidae

Full reference: J. P. Smith. 1914. The Middle Triassic marine invertebrate faunas of North America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 83:1-254

Belongs to Daonella according to A. S. Dagis et al. 1996

See also Silberling and Nichols 1982 and Smith 1914

Sister taxa: Daonella boeckhi, Daonella cerneraensis, Daonella dianana, Daonella dubia, Daonella elongata, Daonella fengshanensis, Daonella frami, Daonella guleensis, Daonella ignobilis, Daonella indica, Daonella lindstroemi, Daonella lommeli, Daonella moussoni, Daonella novoguineana, Daonella pichleri, Daonella rieberi, Daonella sotschiadensis, Daonella sturi, Daonella subjecta, Daonella vavilovi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Divide between Troy Canyon and South Fork of American Canyon (rotelliformis), which is in an Illyrian marine limestone in Nevada

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of the Russian Federation (5 collections), United States (14: Nevada)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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