Tellina (Peronaea) oppenheimi Bohm and Weisfermel 1913 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Full reference: J. Bohm and W. Weisfermel. 1913. Beitr├Ąge zur geologischen Erforschung der deutschen Schutzgebiete. Uber tertiare Versteinerungen von den Bogenfelser Diamantfeldern 5:1-58

Belongs to Tellina (Peronaea) according to Bohm 1913

Sister taxon: Peronaea nigeriensis

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Bogenfels, Eocene marine

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