Pholadomya orientalis Douvillé 1916 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

Full reference: H. Douvillé. 1916. Les terrains secondaires dans le massif du Moghara à l’Est de l’isthme de Suez. Mémoire de l’Académie des Sciences, Paris 54(2):1-184

Belongs to Pholadomya according to H. Douvillé 1916

Sister taxa: Pholadomya (Bucardiomya), Pholadomya (Pholadomya), Pholadomya acuminata, Pholadomya albertensis, Pholadomya aubryi, Pholadomya borealis, Pholadomya candida, Pholadomya cardissoides, Pholadomya carinata, Pholadomya claibornensis, Pholadomya connectans, Pholadomya cuneiformis, Pholadomya cupressensis, Pholadomya diegoensis, Pholadomya falconensis, Pholadomya gigantea, Pholadomya granulifera, Pholadomya gronlandica, Pholadomya inaequiplicata, Pholadomya kernensis, Pholadomya laeviuscula, Pholadomya lirata, Pholadomya marylandica, Pholadomya mclearni, Pholadomya munita, Pholadomya nasuta, Pholadomya nitanae, Pholadomya occidentalis, Pholadomya ovalis, Pholadomya parahybensis, Pholadomya paucicosta, Pholadomya percarinata, Pholadomya puschi, Pholadomya qinghaiensis, Pholadomya ragazzii, Pholadomya sanctaecrucis, Pholadomya stefaninii, Pholadomya subelongata, Pholadomya sublirata, Pholadomya subventricosa, Pholadomya valangiensis, Pholadomya walli

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gebel Aroussieh (Lower Bajocian black limestone), which is in a Bajocian carbonate limestone in Egypt

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Gebel Aroussieh (Lower Bajocian black limestone)

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