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Hybolophus nelsoni Grzybowski 1899 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 345662

Alternative combinations: Crassatellites (Scambula) nelsoni, Venus nelsoni

Synonyms: Crassatellites charanensis Woods 1922 (no. 345665), Crassatellites pizarroi Hanna and Israelsky 1925 (no. 162568)

Belongs to Hybolophus according to T. J. Devries 2016

Sister taxa: Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) berryi, Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) elassa, Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria, Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) venezuelana, Hybolophus disenum, Hybolophus fluctuatus, Hybolophus gibbosus, Hybolophus granti, Hybolophus maleficae, Hybolophus subgibbosa, Hybolophus terrestris

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 36.2 x 22.0