Mesosaccella rogovi Hryniewicz et al. 2014 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Full reference: K. Hryniewicz, C. T. Little, and H. A. Nakrem. 2014. Bivalves from the latest Jurassic-earliest Cretaceous hydrocarbon seep carbonates from central Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Zootaxa 3859(1):1-66

Belongs to Mesosaccella according to K. Hryniewicz et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Mesosaccella partimstriata, Mesosaccella perdita, Mesosaccella toddi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (5 collections)

• Jurassic of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (4)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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