Exochorhynchus itararensis Neves et al. 2014 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae

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 Exochorhynchus according to J. P. Neves et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Exochorhynchus altirostratus, Exochorhynchus barringtoni, Exochorhynchus buriti, Exochorhynchus curtus, Exochorhynchus giganteus, Exochorhynchus mongolensis, Exochorhynchus rectus, Exochorhynchus similis

Type specimen: DZP-18817C, a shell. Its type locality is Baitaca, Teixeira Soares region (Baitaca siltstone), which is in a Sakmarian transition zone/lower shoreface siltstone in the Taciba Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Baitaca, Teixeira Soares region (Baitaca siltstone)

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