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Eucrassatella maudensis Pritchard 1903 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 319293

Alternative combinations: Crassatellites maudensis, Spissatella maudensis

Full reference: G. B. Pritchard. 1903. Contributions to the palaeontology of the older Tertiary beds of Victoria. Lamellibranchs - Part III. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 15:87-103

Belongs to Eucrassatella according to K. S. Collins et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Eucrassatella (Eucrassatella), Eucrassatella (Hybolophus), Eucrassatella ampla, Eucrassatella aphrodina, Eucrassatella decipiens, Eucrassatella eupontica, Eucrassatella kingicoloides, Eucrassatella marshalli, Eucrassatella montserratensis, Eucrassatella oblonga, Eucrassatella pulchra, Eucrassatella rostrata, Eucrassatella scopalveus, Eucrassatella wilckensi

Type specimen: MUGD1759, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 53.7 x 37.6