Bakevellia (Maizuria) gebaliana 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 1967

Sister taxa: Bakevellia (Maizuria) arctica, Bakevellia (Maizuria) bundiensis, Bakevellia (Maizuria) czekanowskii, 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 5061, a valve (left valve). Its type locality is H176, 3 miles west of Gebal, which is in a Carnian marine siliciclastic in the Jimi Formation of Papua New Guinea.

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at H176, 3 miles west of Gebal

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