Atrina bicuneata Nomland 1917 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pinnidae

Alternative combinations: Pinna (Atrina) bicuneata, Pinna bicuneata

Full reference: J. O. Nomland. 1917. Fauna of the Santa Margarita beds in the North Coalinga region of California. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 10(18):293-326

Belongs to Atrina according to E. J. Moore 1983

See also Grant, IV and Gale 1931

Sister taxa: Atrina (Atrina), Atrina (Servatrina), Atrina affinis, Atrina alamedensis, Atrina argentea, Atrina harrisii, Atrina jacksoniana, Atrina magellanica, Atrina maura, Atrina multicostata, Atrina nigra, Atrina pectinata, Atrina piscatoria, Atrina seminuda, Atrina serrata, Atrina stephensi, Atrina talarensis, Atrina triangularis, Atrina venturensis

Type specimen: UCMP 11307, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP loc. 2284, which is in a Miocene marine sandstone in the Santa Margarita Formation of California.

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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