Romaniamya Friesenbichler et al. 2019 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Megadesmidae

Full reference: E. Friesenbichler, M. Hautmann, E. Grădinaru and H. Bucher. 2019. A highly diverse bivalve fauna from a Bithynian (Anisian, Middle Triassic) Tubiphytes‐microbial buildup in North Dobrogea (Romania). Papers in Palaeontology 7:447-495

Parent taxon: Megadesmidae according to E. Friesenbichler et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Astartila, Astartilinae, Carnauba, Crassiconcha, Ferrazia, Huabiella, Jacquesia, Megadesminae, Megadesmus, Plesiocyprellinae, Plesiocyprinellinae, Pleurikodonta, Pyramus, Unklesbayella

Subtaxa: Romaniamya mahmudiaensis

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Type: Romaniamya mahmudiaensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Mahmudia Quarry, Caeracul Mare Hill, sample 114 (Triassic of Romania)

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