Mysidioptera riceae Waterhouse 1960 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1960. Some Carnian pelecypods from New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 88:425-442

Belongs to Mysidioptera according to J. B. Waterhouse 1960

Sister taxa: Mysidioptera (Pseudacesta), Mysidioptera ambigua, Mysidioptera ampezzana, Mysidioptera angusticostata, Mysidioptera aviculaeformis, Mysidioptera baconica, Mysidioptera bassanii, Mysidioptera beneckei, Mysidioptera bittneri, Mysidioptera cainalli, Mysidioptera carinata, Mysidioptera cassiana, Mysidioptera cimbrianica, Mysidioptera compressa, Mysidioptera crassicostata, Mysidioptera densestriata, Mysidioptera dieneri, Mysidioptera dinarica, Mysidioptera dubiosa, Mysidioptera elongata, Mysidioptera emiliae, Mysidioptera fassaensis, Mysidioptera finkelsteini, Mysidioptera fornicata, Mysidioptera glaberrima, Mysidioptera globosa, Mysidioptera globularis, Mysidioptera gracilis, Mysidioptera gremblichii, Mysidioptera inaequicostata, Mysidioptera interrupta, Mysidioptera intertexta, Mysidioptera inversa, Mysidioptera kittlii, Mysidioptera klipsteiniana, Mysidioptera kochi, Mysidioptera laczkoi, Mysidioptera latifissa, Mysidioptera marginata, Mysidioptera multicostata, Mysidioptera multistriata, Mysidioptera obliqua, Mysidioptera oblonga, Mysidioptera obscura, Mysidioptera ornata, Mysidioptera planata, Mysidioptera punctata, Mysidioptera readi, Mysidioptera reyeri, Mysidioptera rotunda, Mysidioptera silvatica, Mysidioptera similis, Mysidioptera spinescens, Mysidioptera spinigera, Mysidioptera striata, Mysidioptera striatula, Mysidioptera tenella, Mysidioptera tenuicostata, Mysidioptera vixcostata, Mysidioptera woehrmanni

Type specimen: NZGS TM 2101, a valve (left valve). Its type locality is GS 1431, Waiwera River (G46/f9475), which is in an Otamitan marine horizon in New Zealand.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of New Zealand (12 collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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