Guineana jimiensis Skwarko 1967 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Trigoniidae

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 Guineana according to S. K. Skwarko 1973

See also Skwarko 1967

Sister taxa: Guineana alta, Guineana emmerichii, Guineana micrasiatica, Guineana postera

Type specimen: CPC 5067, a valve (left valve). Its type locality is H782, Bombu Creek, which is in a Carnian marine siliciclastic in the Jimi Formation of Papua New Guinea.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Papua New Guinea (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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