Volsellina areiensis Neves et al. 2014 (mussel)

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Full reference: J. P. Neves, L. E. Anelli, and M. S. Simões. 2014. Early Permian post-glacial bivalve faunas of the Itararé Group, Paraná Basin, Brazil: Paleoecology and biocorrelations with South American intraplate basins. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 52:203-233

Belongs to Volsellina according to J. P. Neves et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Volsellina equatorialis, Volsellina heywoodi, Volsellina ornatissima, Volsellina subelliptica, Volsellina yunnanensis

Type specimen: DGM-4369, a shell. Its type locality is Rio d'Areia, Teixeira Soares region, Paraná State, which is in an Asselian marine siltstone in the Taciba Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Rio d'Areia, Teixeira Soares region, Paraná State

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