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Palaeosolen permiana Waterhouse 1980 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida - Orthonotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 177256

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1980. Permian bivalves from New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 10(1):97-133

Belongs to Palaeosolen according to J. B. Waterhouse 1987

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

Type specimen: NZGS TM3429. Its type locality is GS6072, Letham Burn (D44/f9623), which is in a Capitanian marine horizon in the Mangarewa Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 42.8