Oriocrassatella piauiensis Anelli et al. 2012 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Full reference: L. E. Anelli, M. G. Simões, C. R. González and P. A. Souza. 2012. A new Pennsylvanian Oriocrassatellinae from Brazil and the distribution of the genus Oriocrassatella in space and time. Geodiversitas 34:489-504

Belongs to Oriocrassatella according to L. E. Anelli et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Oriocrassatella brenensis, Oriocrassatella compressa, Oriocrassatella elongata, Oriocrassatella intermedia, Oriocrassatella lapidaria, Oriocrassatella plana, Oriocrassatella rutogensis, Oriocrassatella stokesi, Oriocrassatella victori

Type specimen: GP/IT 2022, a valve (right valve). Its type locality is Mucambo Farmstead, Near the José de Freitas village, which is in a Morrowan/Desmoinesian carbonate dolomite in the Piauí Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Mucambo Farmstead, Near the José de Freitas village

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