Myophoria zeballos McLearn 1942 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Myophoriidae

Full reference: F. H. McLearn. 1942. The neo-Triassic Cassianella fauna of Tyaughton Creek valley, B.C. The Canadian Field-Naturalist 56:99-103

Belongs to Myophoria according to F. H. McLearn 1942

Sister taxa: Myophoria (Leviconcha), Myophoria (Rhenania), Myophoria (Tropiphora), Myophoria acuticostata, Myophoria adornata, Myophoria beringiana, Myophoria bittneri, Myophoria blainvillei, Myophoria blakei, Myophoria brockensis, Myophoria cairnesi, Myophoria chenopus, Myophoria costulata, Myophoria coxi, Myophoria ebbae, Myophoria elliptica, Myophoria fallax, Myophoria germanica, Myophoria goldfussi, Myophoria harpa, Myophoria heslingtonensis, Myophoria humboldtensis, Myophoria incurvata, Myophoria inflata, Myophoria intermedia, Myophoria kefersteini, Myophoria kokeni, Myophoria kuuoruensis, Myophoria liasica, Myophoria maxima, Myophoria mexicana, Myophoria nifukokoensis, Myophoria ornata, Myophoria proharpa, Myophoria reziae, Myophoria solitaria, Myophoria staggi, Myophoria stenonis, Myophoria subvestita, Myophoria timorensis, Myophoria transversa, Myophoria vestita, Myophoria volzi, Myophoria vulgaris

Type specimen: GSC 9442. Its type locality is Zeballos area, which is in a Norian marine siliciclastic in Canada.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Canada (2: British Columbia collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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