Elegantinia elegans Dunker 1849 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Myophoriidae

Alternative combinations: Lyriodon elegans, Myophoria (Elegantinia) elegans, Myophoria elegans

Belongs to Elegantinia according to E. Friesenbichler et al. 2019

See also Awad 1945 and Gu et al. 1976

Sister taxa: Elegantinia lijiangensis, Elegantinia paullorum, Myophoria (Elegantinia) grahami, Myophoria (Elegantinia) venusta

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of Afghanistan (7 collections), China (29), Egypt (1), Germany (3), Poland (1), Romania (1)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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