Saulella undulifera Gabb 1868 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combinations: Periploma undulifera, Tellina undulifera

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1868. Section II. Cretaceous Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 127-205

Belongs to Saulella according to W. J. Zinsmeister 1983

See also Gabb 1868, Nelson 1925, Squires 1999 and Waring 1917

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ANSP 4551, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: California collections)

• Paleocene of United States (10: California)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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