Gervillella araucana Damborenea 1987 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Bakevelliidae

Belongs to Gervillella according to M. Aberhan 1998

See also Scholz et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Gervillella acuta, Gervillella aviculoides, Gervillella lanceolata, Gervillella leesi, Gervillella orientalis, Gervillella qinghaiensis, Gervillella sublanceolata

Type specimen: Its type locality is D16-Cerro Roth, South Neuquen, which is in a Pliensbachian marine horizon in the Piedra Pintada Formation of Argentina

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Argentina (9 collections), Canada (2: British Columbia), Chile (13), Mexico (2)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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