Carnauba oiticica Anelli et al. 2009 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Megadesmidae

Full reference: L. Anelli, A. C. Rocha-Campos, M. G. Simoes and R. Peck. 2009. Pennsylvanian Heteroconchia (Mollusca, Bivalvia) from the Piauí Formation, Parnaíba Basin, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 12(2):93-112

Belongs to Carnauba according to L. Anelli et al. 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: DNPM 140a, 140b, a shell (right and left valves). Its type locality is Mucambo Farmstead, Near the José de Freitas village, which is in a Morrowan/Desmoinesian carbonate dolomite in the Piauí Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Mucambo Farmstead, Near the José de Freitas village

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