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Palaeosolen badgeraensis Dickins 1963 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida - Orthonotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134589

Full reference: J. M. Dickins. 1963. Permian pelecypods and gastropods from western Australia. Bulletin of the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics 63:1-203

Belongs to Palaeosolen according to J. M. Dickins 1963

Sister taxa: Palaeosolen amii, Palaeosolen antigonishensis, Palaeosolen costatus, Palaeosolen ordovicicus, Palaeosolen permiana, Palaeosolen siliquoideus

Type specimen: CPC 3894, a valve (Left valve). Its type locality is BMR PB7, Carynginia Well, Irwin River Area, which is in a Sakmarian coastal siliciclastic in the Fossil Cliff Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 35.0 x 2.5, valve 18.3 x 1.6