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Yoldia peninsularis Anelli et al. 2006 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Yoldiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 109943

Full reference: L. E. Anelli, A. C. Rocha-Campos, P. R. Santos, J. A. J. Perinotto, and F. Quaglio. 2006. Early Miocene bivalves from the Cape Melville Formation, King George Island, West Antarctic. Alcheringa 30(1):111-132

Belongs to Yoldia according to L. E. Anelli et al. 2006

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 hyperborea, 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 pisciformis, Yoldia powersi, Yoldia sagittalia, Yoldia sapotilla, Yoldia scaphoides, Yoldia scissurata, Yoldia serica, Yoldia submontereyensis, Yoldia subscitula, Yoldia supramontereyana, Yoldia supramontereyensis, Yoldia temblorensis

Type specimen: GP/IT 2161, a shell. Its type locality is Cape Melville Fm -Penguin Rookery section, King George Island, which is in a Miocene offshore sandstone in the Cape Melville Formation of Antarctica.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 29.5 x 17.5