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Middalya johnstonei Dickins 1956 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 131976

Full reference: J. M. Dickins. 1956. Permian pelecypods from the Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 29:1-42

Belongs to Middalya according to J. M. Dickins 1956

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CPC 1301, a valve (Left valve, internal mold). Its type locality is BMR F17116, Baker's Bore, Middalya Station, which is in a Roadian coastal siliciclastic in the Coolkilya Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 11.2 x 3.2, valve 14.0 x 3.2