Catella impressa Münster 1841 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Alternative combinations: Arca impressa, Cucullaea impressa, Cucullea impressa, Macrodon impressum

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Catella according to A. Nützel and A. Kaim 2014

See also Laube 1865, Münster 1841 and Salomon 1895

Sister taxa: Catella (Oceanopieris), Catella caterinae, Catella fossa, Catella laticlava, Macrodon (Catella) tyaughtonae

Type specimen: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Italy (5 collections), Poland (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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