Thracia brioni Ward and Blackwelder 1987 (clam)

Bivalvia - Thraciida - Thraciidae

Full reference: L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder. 1987. Late Pliocene and Early Pleistocene Mollusca from the James City and Chowan River Formations at Lee Creek Mine. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 61:113-283

Belongs to Thracia according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Thracia (Cetothrax), Thracia (Crassithracia), Thracia (Cyathodonta), Thracia (Homoeodesma), Thracia (Ixartia), Thracia (Odoncineta), Thracia (Thracia), Thracia alciope, Thracia applanata, Thracia curtansata, Thracia declivis, Thracia depressa, Thracia dilleri, Thracia formosa, Thracia grignonensis, Thracia incerta, Thracia karquinesensis, Thracia keaseyensis, Thracia kissoumi, Thracia ludovica, Thracia oblata, Thracia papyracea, Thracia parvula, Thracia prisca, Thracia proavita, Thracia schencki, Thracia stelcki, Thracia ventricosa, Thracia viceliacensis, Thracia weedi, Eximiothracia perscabrosa

Type specimen: USNM 204011

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Pliocene of United States (2: North Carolina)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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