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Ctenodonta placita Talent 1963 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solemyida - Ctenodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 110374

Full reference: J. A. Talent. 1963. The Devonian of the Mitchell and Wentworth Rivers. Geological Survey of Victoria Memoir 24:1-118

Belongs to Ctenodonta according to J. A. Talent 1963

Sister taxa: Ctenodonta (Tancrediopsis), Ctenodonta auburnensis, Ctenodonta bidorsata, Ctenodonta bodae, Ctenodonta bussacensis, Ctenodonta carpenteri, Ctenodonta chambliensis, Ctenodonta concinna, Ctenodonta corbuliformis, Ctenodonta coreanica, Ctenodonta dalecarlica, Ctenodonta deserta, Ctenodonta dotensis, Ctenodonta dubia, Ctenodonta dubiaformis, Ctenodonta escosurae, Ctenodonta fraterculus, Ctenodonta hyacinthensis, Ctenodonta iphigenia, Ctenodonta kallholniensis, Ctenodonta limbata, Ctenodonta logani, Ctenodonta longa, Ctenodonta macalesteri, Ctenodonta madisonensis, Ctenodonta myalta, Ctenodonta nasuta, Ctenodonta nasutaformis, Ctenodonta newtoni, Ctenodonta nipponica, Ctenodonta norvegica, Ctenodonta nuda, Ctenodonta obliqua, Ctenodonta oblongata, Ctenodonta parvidens, Ctenodonta peracuta, Ctenodonta perangulata, Ctenodonta pygmaea, Ctenodonta ribeiroi, Ctenodonta schmalenseei, Ctenodonta simulatrix, Ctenodonta spjeldnaesi, Ctenodonta striata, Ctenodonta subcircularis, Ctenodonta subnasuta, Ctenodonta tornquisti, Ctenodonta victoriae, Ctenodonta youngi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Loc. 74. Warrigal Bend, Mitchell River National Park, which is in a Pragian marine siltstone/claystone in the Tabberabbera Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 10.8 x 5.8