Cyprina escheri Giebel 1856 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Arcticidae

Full reference: C. G. Giebel. 1856. Die Versteinerungen in Muschelkalk von Lieskau bei Halle. Abhandlungen Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereines 1:53-126

Belongs to Cyprina according to C. G. Giebel 1856

Sister taxa: Arctica calabra, Arctica islandica, Arctica limpidiana, Arctica murrayensis, Arctica planata, Arctica provencialis, Arctica subanthooensis, Cyprina iddingsi, Cyprina cuneata, Cyprina purae, Cyprina scutellaria, Cyprina praerustica, Cyprina cordiformis, Cyprina lens, Cyprina cancriniana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lieskau Quarry, Halle, which is in a Triassic shallow subtidal limestone in the Muschelkalk Formation of Germany

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Lieskau Quarry, Halle

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