Lithodomus beetzi Bohm 1926 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Full reference: J. Bohm. 1926. Über Tertiäre versteinerungen von den Bogenfelser diamantfeldern. Beiträge zur geologischen Erforschung der deutschen Schutzgebiete 2:55-87

Belongs to Lithodomus according to J. Bohm 1926

Sister taxa: Lithophaga (Diberus), Lithophaga (Labis), Lithophaga (Leiosolenus), Lithophaga (Lithophaga), Lithophaga (Myoforceps), Lithophaga affinis, Lithophaga aristata, Lithophaga atavus, Lithophaga conchafodentis, Lithophaga consobrina, Lithophaga cordata, Lithophaga elongata, Lithophaga fabella, Lithophaga gigantea, Lithophaga gracilis, Lithophaga inclusa, Lithophaga inflexa, Lithophaga lingua, Lithophaga lithophaga, Lithophaga lycetti, Lithophaga maikaensis, Lithophaga mucronata, Lithophaga nasuta, Lithophaga nigra, Lithophaga nuda, Lithophaga petricolides, Lithophaga petricoloides, Lithophaga praelonga, Lithophaga subalveata, Lithophaga subelliptica, Lithophaga teres, Lithophaga tubicola, Lithophaga yorkensis, Lithodomus permianus, Lithodomus australis, Lithodomus hemirhabdota, Lithodomus claibornensis, Lithodomus brevis, Lithodomus portlandicus, Lithodomus sublithophagus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bogenfels, Eocene marine, which is in a Priabonian marine sandstone/siltstone in the Langetal Formation of Namibia

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Bogenfels, Eocene marine

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