Virgellia simbaiana Skwarko 1967

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Bakevelliidae

Alternative combination: Gervillia (Gervillia) simbaiana

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 Virgellia according to Muster 1995

See also Skwarko 1967 and Skwarko 1973

Sister taxa: Virgellia coxi, Virgellia sobralensis

Type specimen: CPC 5057, a valve (left valve). Its type locality is H200, 4.5 miles north-east of Tabibuga, which is in a Carnian marine siliciclastic in the Jimi Formation of Papua New Guinea.


• Triassic of Papua New Guinea (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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