Amotapus Olsson 1928 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Raetomyidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1928. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of northern Peru: Part 1. Bulletins of American Paleontology 14(52)

Parent taxon: Raetomyidae according to L. R. Cox et al. 1969

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Olsson 1928 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amotapas, Raetomya

Subtaxa: Amotapus arbolensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Netherlands Antilles (1 collection), Peru (7)

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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