Scambula perplana Conrad 1869 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Alternative combinations: Anthomya (Scambula) perplana, Crassatella perplana, Crassatellites (Scambula) perplana

Belongs to Scambula according to G. L. Wingard 1993

Sister taxon: Crassatellites (Scambula) psychopterus

Type specimen: ANSP 18740, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of United States (29: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas collections)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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