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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 subgibbosus, Eucrassatella wilckensi

Type specimen: MUGD1759, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 53.7 x 37.6