Tehamatea ovalis Stanton 1895 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combination: Lucina ovalis

Full reference: T. W. Stanton. 1895. Contributions to the Cretaceous paleontology of the Pacific coast. : The fauna of the Knoxville. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 133:1-132

Belongs to Tehamatea according to A. Kaim et al. 2014

See also Kiel 2013 and Stanton 1895

Sister taxa: Tehamatea agirrezabalai, Tehamatea rasmusseni, Tehamatea vocontiana

Type specimen: USNM 23056

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic


• Cretaceous of United States (1: California collection)

• Jurassic of United States (1: California)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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