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Juliacorbula tangara Olsson 1928 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 147190

Alternative combination: Corbula tangara

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1928. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of northern Peru: Part 1. Bulletins of American Paleontology 14(52)

Belongs to Juliacorbula according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Corbula (Juliacorbula) fossilis, Corbula monmouthensis, Juliacorbula aequivalvis, Juliacorbula bicarinata, Juliacorbula boggsi, Juliacorbula cubaniana, Juliacorbula luteola, Juliacorbula scutata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Casa Saman [Saman Fm], which is in an Eocene coastal sandstone/conglomerate in the Saman Formation of Peru

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder