Aviculomyalina williamsi McLearn 1941 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Myalinidae

Alternative combination: Mysidioptera williamsi

Full reference: F. H. McLearn. 1941. Preliminary descriptions of some new Triassic pelecypods from the Peace River foothills, B. C. The Canadian Field-Naturalist 55(3):31-33

Belongs to Aviculomyalina according to T. R. Waller and G. D. Stanley 2005

See also McLearn 1941 and Newton et al. 1987

Sister taxa: Aviculomyalina lata, Aviculomyalina undulata

Type specimen: Geological Survey Ottawa, No. 8764. Its type locality is Pardonet Hill (poyana Zone), which is in a Triassic marine horizon in Canada.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), United States (2: Oregon)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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