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Chama strepta Woodring 1982 (jewel box)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Chamidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160863

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1982. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (Pelecypods: Propeamussiidae to Cuspidariidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(F)

Belongs to Chama according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Chama (Chama), Chama (Cipliacella), Chama (Psilopus), Chama aculeata, Chama arcana, Chama asperella, Chama aspersa, Chama berjadinensis, Chama bezanconi, Chama brassica, Chama calcarata, Chama callipona, Chama canaliculata, Chama chipolana, Chama congregata, Chama cornu, Chama corrugata, Chama corticosaformis, Chama eudeila, Chama fimbriata, Chama florida, Chama fragum, Chama frondosa, Chama granti, Chama gryphoides, Chama huttoni, Chama involuta, Chama janus, Chama lamellifera, Chama lazarus, Chama limbula, Chama macerophylla, Chama monroensis, Chama nejdensis, Chama oblongum, Chama pacifica, Chama pellucida, Chama piruensis, Chama pittensis, Chama pulchella, Chama radians, Chama radiata, Chama reflexa, Chama ruderalis, Chama scheibei, Chama sinuosa, Chama squamuligera

Type specimen: USNM 647410, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 39.5 x 54.5