Vacunella curvata Morris 1845 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Vacunellidae

Alternative combinations: Allorisma curvatum, Pholadomya (Homomya) curvata, Sanguinolites curvatus

Synonyms: Allorisma audax Dana 1847, Chaenomya bowenensis Etheridge Jr 1892, Chaenomya mitchelli de Koninck 1876, Pholadomya (Homomya) audax Dana 1847, Pholadomya (Homomya) glendonensis Dana 1849, Sanguinolites mitchellii de Koninck 1876

Full reference: J. Morris. 1845. Descriptions of fossils, Mollusca. Physical descriptions of New South Wales and Van Diemen’s Land 270-290

Belongs to Vacunella according to A. S. Biakov 2019

See also Astafieva-Urbajtis 1990, Dana 1847, Dana 1849, Dickins 1989, Laseron 1910, M'Coy 1847, Morris 1845, Muromtseva and Guskov 1984, Runnegar 1967, Waterhouse 1969, Waterhouse 1983, Waterhouse 1987 and Waterhouse 1988

Sister taxa: Vacunella camachoi, Vacunella dawsonensis, Vacunella lunulata, Vacunella novosemelica, Vacunella oblonga, Vacunella praecurvata, Vacunella rostrata, Vacunella waterhousei

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (52 collections), China (1), New Zealand (7), the Russian Federation (1)

• Carboniferous to Permian of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 62 collections each including a single occurrence

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