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Astarte dancalensis Diaz-Romero 1931 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 164029

Full reference: V. Diaz-Romero. 1931. Contributo allo studio della fauna Giurese della Dancalia centrale [The Jurassic fauna of the central Danakil]. Palaeontographia Italica 31:1-61

Belongs to Astarte according to V. Diaz-Romero 1931

Sister taxa: Astarte (Ashtarotha), Astarte (Astarte), Astarte (Digitariopsis), Astarte (Eriphylopsis), Astarte (Goodallia), Astarte (Neocrassina), Astarte (Trautscholdia), Astarte (Tridonta), Astarte adkinsi, Astarte altissima, Astarte amygdaloides, Astarte antoni, Astarte arctica, Astarte bayi, Astarte biplicata, Astarte borealis, Astarte bronni, Astarte brumpti, Astarte californica, Astarte calvertensis, Astarte castanea, Astarte castrana, Astarte claytonrayi, Astarte cobhamensis, Astarte compacta, Astarte compressa, Astarte consobrina, Astarte corrugata, Astarte coxi, Astarte crebricostata, Astarte crebrilirata, Astarte crenata, Astarte cuneiformis, Astarte digitaria, Astarte distans, Astarte durangensis, Astarte elliptica, Astarte excurrens, Astarte gracilis, Astarte hartzi, Astarte heriensis, Astarte huralensis, Astarte ignekensis, Astarte incerta, Astarte incrassata, Astarte jugosa, Astarte longirostris, Astarte marylandica, Astarte mathewsonii, Astarte meeki, Astarte menthifontis, Astarte minima, Astarte minor, Astarte minutissima, Astarte monroensis, Astarte montagui, Astarte mundorffi, Astarte mutabilis, Astarte neuseana, Astarte obovata, Astarte obruta, Astarte onslowensis, Astarte oolitharum, Astarte parva, Astarte parvula, Astarte perplana, Astarte persipulla, Astarte pisiformis, Astarte planilamella, Astarte planissima, Astarte portana, Astarte praeobliqua, Astarte protracta, Astarte pygmaea, Astarte rappahannockensis, Astarte rosthorni, Astarte saemanni, Astarte scotica, Astarte sergipensis, Astarte similis, Astarte spitiensis, Astarte squamula, Astarte stefanini, Astarte subvoltzii, Astarte sulcata, Astarte sulcata, Astarte symmetrica, Astarte tecticosta, Astarte tellinoides, Astarte thisphila, Astarte thomasii, Astarte thompsonii, Astarte triangularis, Astarte triangulata, Astarte triangulatoides, Astarte triasina, Astarte undata, Astarte unglina, Astarte vernicosa, Astarte wandeli, Astarte wiltoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Marajum Valley, which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian shallow subtidal limestone in Eritrea

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder