Spisula brombachensis Schneider and Mandic 2014 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Full reference: S. Schneider and O. Mandic. 2014. Middle Ottnangian (late Burdigalian) mollusks from the Rott Valley (SE Germany): the ultimate marine fauna of the Western Paratethys. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 88:375-403

Belongs to Spisula according to S. Schneider and O. Mandic 2014

Sister taxa: Mactra (Spisula) markleyensis, Spisula (Austromactra), Spisula (Cymbophora), Spisula (Eomactra), Spisula (Notospisula), Spisula (Pseudocardium), Spisula (Ruellia), Spisula (Spisula), Spisula aequilateralis, Spisula arcuata, Spisula callistaeformis, Spisula capayana, Spisula coalingensis, Spisula compressa, Spisula craspedota, Spisula decisa, Spisula dernburgi, Spisula elliptica, Spisula hannibali, Spisula jacksonensis, Spisula lenticularis, Spisula obtruncata, Spisula paralis, Spisula parilis, Spisula praetenuis, Spisula rappahannockensis, Spisula semisulcata, Spisula sisquocensis, Spisula sookensis, Spisula subcuneata, Spisula subtruncata, Spisula weaveri

Type specimen: Its type locality is Brombach section, which is in a Burdigalian sand shoal sandstone/marl in Germany

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Brombach section

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