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Elimata guppyi Dickins 1963 (file clam)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134597

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 Elimata according to J. M. Dickins 1963

Sister taxa: Elimata permiana, Elimata polita, Elimata prima, Elimata symmetrica

Type specimen: CPC 3939, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is BMR SG120A, Mount Tuckfield, which is in an Artinskian coastal sandstone in the Poole Formation of Australia.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 7.69