Echinochama pristina Maury 1924 (jewel box)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Chamidae

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1924. Fosseis Terciarios Do Brazil. Servico Geologico E Mineralogico Do Brazil Monographia 49

Belongs to Echinochama according to C. J. Maury 1924

Sister taxa: Arcinella antiquata, Arcinella arcinella, Arcinella californica, Arcinella cornuta, Arcinella draconis, Arcinella trachyderma, Arcinella yaquensis, Echinochama praearcinella

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rio Pirabas (Maury coll.), which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal limestone/limestone in the Pirabas Formation of Brazil

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Brazil (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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