Cassianella decussata Münster 1841 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Cassianellidae

Alternative combination: Avicula decussata

Synonyms: Avicula impressa Münster 1841, Avicula planidorsata Münster 1841, Cassianella planidorsata Münster 1841

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Cassianella according to A. Nützel and A. Kaim 2014

See also Bittner 1895, Broili 1904, Krumbeck 1924, Laube 1865 and Münster 1841

Sister taxa: Cassianella ampezzana, Cassianella angusta, Cassianella angustula, Cassianella avicularaeformis, Cassianella beyrichii, Cassianella bicostata, Cassianella carinthiaca, Cassianella cordillerana, Cassianella dieneri, Cassianella elegantula, Cassianella euglypha, Cassianella euglyphoides, Cassianella gallensteini, Cassianella gravinaensis, Cassianella gryphaeata, Cassianella johannisboehmi, Cassianella katialotica, Cassianella launsdorfiensis, Cassianella lineata, Cassianella lingulata, Cassianella nyanangensis, Cassianella peruana, Cassianella planata, Cassianella pseudoavicularis, Cassianella robusta, Cassianella shastensis, Cassianella simplex, Cassianella simplex, Cassianella sturi, Cassianella subeuglypha, Cassianella symmetrica, Cassianella tenuistria, Cassianella verbeeki

Type specimens:

  • Cassianella decussata: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Avicula impressa: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.
  • Avicula planidorsata: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Indonesia (1 collection), Italy (16)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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