Glyptoleda javesi Waterhouse 1983 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1983. Systematic description of Permian brachiopods, bivalves and gastropods below Wall Sandstone Member, northern Bowen Basin. Papers - Department of Geology, University of Queensland 10(3):155-179

Belongs to Glyptoleda according to J. B. Waterhouse 1983

Sister taxa: Glyptoleda (Menucula), Glyptoleda borealica, Glyptoleda coleyi, Glyptoleda flexuosa, Glyptoleda glomerata, Glyptoleda intricata, Glyptoleda parenica, Glyptoleda reidi, Glyptoleda simplicata

Type specimen: UQ F70065. Its type locality is UQ L3725, Exmoor Homestead, which is in an Artinskian marine sandstone/siltstone in the Tiverton Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at UQ L3725, Exmoor Homestead

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