Chaenomya caatingaensis Anelli et al. 2009 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

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 Chaenomya according to L. Anelli et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Chaenomya guizhouensis, Chaenomya leavenworthensis, Chaenomya nuraensis

Type specimen: GP/1T 2019, a shell (conjoined 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 deep infaunal suspension feeder

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

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