Jagonia peruviana Olsson 1931 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1931. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 4, The Peruvian Oligocene. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(63)

Belongs to Jagonia according to A. A. Olsson 1931

Sister taxa: Codakia (Ctena) decussata, Ctena (Ctena), Ctena (Talocodakia), Ctena bella, Ctena galapagana, Ctena mexicana, Ctena orbiculata, Ctena prechiquita, Lucina parvilineata, Codakia (Jagonia) vendryesi, Codakia (Jagonia) guppyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quebrada Charanal [Mirador Sandstone, Mancora Fm], which is in an Oligocene marine conglomerate/sandstone in the Mancora Formation of Peru

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution: found only at Quebrada Charanal [Mirador Sandstone, Mancora Fm]

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