Vaugonia hectorleanzai Pérez et al. 2008 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae

Full reference: E. Pérez, M. Aberhan, R. Reyes and A. Hillebrandt. 2008. Early Jurassic Bivalvia of northern Chile. Part III. Order Trigonioida. Beringeria 39:51-102

Belongs to Vaugonia according to E. Pérez et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Vaugonia (Hijitrigonia), Vaugonia (Vaugonia), Vaugonia angulata, Vaugonia clythia, Vaugonia detrita, Vaugonia doroschini, Vaugonia flecta, Vaugonia flexicostata, Vaugonia gottschei, Vaugonia imlayi, Vaugonia kobayashii, Vaugonia obliqua, Vaugonia oregonensis, Vaugonia substriata, Vaugonia utahensis, Vaugonia vancouverensis, Vaugonia veronica, Vaugonia yukonensis

Type specimen: SNGM 631, a shell (articulated specimen). Its type locality is Quebrada Chanchoquin-Paitepen, Atacama, which is in a Falciferum open shallow subtidal limestone in Chile.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Chile (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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