Strigilla georgiana Gardner 1947 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Full reference: J. R. Gardner. 1947. The Molluscan Fauna of the Alum Bluff Group of Florida. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (142A-H)1-709

Belongs to Strigilla according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Gardner 1947

Sister taxa: Strigilla (Pisostrigilla), Strigilla (Strigilla), Strigilla australis, Strigilla euronia, Strigilla mirabilis, Strigilla musanica, Strigilla paraflexuosa, Strigilla pisiformis, Strigilla sphaerion

Type specimen: USNM 353919, a shell. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 7148 - Gastopod Gulch [Oak Grove Sand], which is in a Burdigalian marine sandstone in the Oak Grove Formation of Georgia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (4: Delaware, Georgia collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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