Cleionychia montrealensis Billings 1859 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Ambonychiidae

Alternative combinations: Clionychia montrealensis, Vanuxemia montrealensis

Full reference: E. Billings. 1859. Fossils of the Chazy Limestone, with descriptions of new species. The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist 4:426-470

Belongs to Cleionychia according to J. Pojeta 1966

See also Billings 1859 and Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Cleionychia attenuata, Cleionychia corrugata, Cleionychia crebra, Cleionychia crispa, Cleionychia curta, Cleionychia excavata, Cleionychia gibbosa, Cleionychia lamellosa, Cleionychia marginalis, Cleionychia mytiloides, Cleionychia ottawaensis, Cleionychia oviformis, Cleionychia primitiva, Cleionychia pulchella, Cleionychia subundata, Cleionychia superba, Cleionychia traingularis, Clionychia curta, Clionychia rhomboidea, Clionychia undata, Anoptera angusta, Anoptera miseneri

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (1: Quebec collection)

• Chazy of Canada (3: Quebec), United States (12: New York)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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