Bakevellia (Maizuria) bundiensis Skwarko 1967 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Bakevelliidae

Full reference: S. K. Skwarko. 1967. First Upper Triassic and ? Lower Jurassic marine Mollusca from New Guinea. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 75:39-84

Belongs to Bakevellia (Maizuria) according to S. K. Skwarko 1973

See also Skwarko 1967

Sister taxa: Bakevellia (Maizuria) arctica, Bakevellia (Maizuria) czekanowskii, Bakevellia (Maizuria) gebaliana, Bakevellia (Maizuria) kambei, Bakevellia (Maizuria) ladinica, Bakevellia (Maizuria) lapteviensis, Bakevellia (Maizuria) narawarensis, Bakevellia (Maizuria) nelegerensis, Bakevellia (Maizuria) okuyamensis, Bakevellia (Maizuria) rara, Bakevellia (Maizuria) reticularis, Bakevellia (Maizuria) subarctica, Bakevellia (Maizuria) varians

Type specimen: CPC 5065, a valve (right valve). Its type locality is H157, 3 miles north-east of Gebal, which is in a Carnian marine siliciclastic in the Jimi Formation of Papua New Guinea.

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Papua New Guinea (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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