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Makoiamya cotterallae Grant-Mackie 2013 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Ceratomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 287473

Full reference: J. A. Grant-Mackie. 2013. Makoiamya cotterallae, a new genus and species of bivalve (Ceratomyidae) from the latest Triassic of New Zealand and New Caledonia. Zootaxa 3741:327-348

Belongs to Makoiamya according to J. A. Grant-Mackie 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AU L4576. Its type locality is AU 1427, Kiritehere Beach (R16/f8528), which is in a Warepan marine siliciclastic in the Arawi Shellbed Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 40.6 x 14.8, valve length 46.0