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Yoldia serica Conrad 1848 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Yoldiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109549

Alternative combinations: Leda serica, Nucula serica, Nuculana serica

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1848. Observations on the Eocene formations, and descriptions of one hundred and five new fossils from that period, from the vicinity of Vicksburg, Mississippi; with an appendix. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 3:280-299

Belongs to Yoldia according to D. T. Dockery 1982

Sister taxa: Yoldia (Cnesterium), Yoldia (Kalayoldia), Yoldia (Mirayoldia), Yoldia (Nampiella), Yoldia (Sachalinella), Yoldia (Yoldia), Yoldia astoriana, Yoldia blakeleyensis, Yoldia bocasensis, Yoldia carnarosensis, Yoldia clydoniona, Yoldia cooperii, Yoldia cupressensis, Yoldia dowlingi, Yoldia duprei, Yoldia evansi, Yoldia freytagi, Yoldia gesteri, Yoldia gladenkovi, Yoldia hikoshimensis, Yoldia impressa, Yoldia inaequisculpta, Yoldia kermadecensis, Yoldia kissoumi, Yoldia laevis, Yoldia limatula, Yoldia markleyensis, Yoldia mater, Yoldia mcconnelli, Yoldia mortuasusensis, Yoldia mosesi, Yoldia nasuta, Yoldia newcombi, Yoldia nitida, Yoldia olympiana, Yoldia peninsularis, Yoldia pisciformis, Yoldia powersi, Yoldia sagittalia, Yoldia sapotilla, Yoldia scaphoides, Yoldia submontereyensis, Yoldia subscitula, Yoldia supramontereyana, Yoldia supramontereyensis, Yoldia temblorensis

Type specimen: ANSP 30675, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder