Cypricardella tenuistriata Hall and Whitfield 1869 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Alternative combinations: Microdon (Cypricardella) tenuistriata, Microdon tenuistriata

Full reference: J. Hall and R. P. Whitfield. 1869. Preliminary notice of the lamellibranchiate shells of the upper Helderberg, Hamilton and Chemung groups, with others from the Waverly sandstones, part 2. 1-80

Belongs to Cypricardella according to C.M. Prosser and E.M. Kindle 1913

See also Hall 1885 and Hall and Whitfield 1869

Sister taxa: Cypricardella amarassiensis, Cypricardella petschorica, Cypricardella subalata, Cypricardella trapezoidalis

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of United States (10: Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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