Exochorhynchus altirostratus Meek and Hayden 1858 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae

Alternative combination: Sedgwickia altirostrata

Full reference: F. B. Meek and F.V. Hayden. 1858. Remarks oon the Lower Cretaceous beds of Kansas and Nebraska, together with descriptions of some new species of Carboniferous fossils from the valley of Kansas River. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 1858:256-264

Belongs to Exochorhynchus according to K. A. Astaf'yeva-Urbaytis 1981

Sister taxa: Exochorhynchus barringtoni, Exochorhynchus buriti, Exochorhynchus curtus, Exochorhynchus giganteus, Exochorhynchus itararensis, Exochorhynchus mongolensis, Exochorhynchus rectus, Exochorhynchus similis

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Exochorhynchus altirostratus in the database

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