Astartella subquadrata Girty 1909 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1909. Paleontology of the Manzano group. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 389:40-141

Belongs to Astartella according to S. A. Quiroz-Barroso et al. 2012

See also Chronic 1952, Ciriacks 1963, Clifton 1942, Girty 1909, Muromtseva and Guskov 1984 and Winters 1963

Sister taxa: Astartella adenticulata, Astartella ambiensis, Astartella aueri, Astartella cavernata, Astartella clinata, Astartella compacta, Astartella concentrica, Astartella consimilis, Astartella doulingensis, Astartella gemmifera, Astartella guangxingensis, Astartella guthriensis, Astartella huangnijiangensis, Astartella meridionalis, Astartella minuta, Astartella multicostata, Astartella nasuta, Astartella obliqua, Astartella omolonica, Astartella permocarbonica, Astartella pindensis, Astartella progenetrix, Astartella pusilla, Astartella quadrata, Astartella qubuensis, Astartella raricostata, Astartella simulans, Astartella stefaniae, Astartella symmetrica, Astartella toyomensis, Astartella tunstallensis, Astartella vallisneriana, Astartella varica, Astartella vera

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Leonard of United States (1: Utah collection)

• Permian of Mexico (3), the Russian Federation (1), United States (12: Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Texas, Utah)

• Virgilian of United States (2: New Mexico)

• Carboniferous of Brazil (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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