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Ctenodonta auburnensis Branson 1909 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solemyida - Ctenodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351156

Full reference: E.B. Branson. 1909. The fauna of the residuary Auburn chert of Lincoln County, Missouri. Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 18(4):39-52

Belongs to Ctenodonta according to E.B. Branson 1909

Sister taxa: Ctenodonta (Tancrediopsis), Ctenodonta bidorsata, Ctenodonta bodae, Ctenodonta bussacensis, Ctenodonta carpenteri, Ctenodonta chambliensis, Ctenodonta concinna, Ctenodonta corbuliformis, Ctenodonta coreanica, Ctenodonta dalecarlica, Ctenodonta deserta, Ctenodonta dotensis, Ctenodonta dubia, Ctenodonta dubiaformis, Ctenodonta escosurae, Ctenodonta fraterculus, Ctenodonta hyacinthensis, Ctenodonta iphigenia, Ctenodonta kallholniensis, Ctenodonta limbata, Ctenodonta logani, Ctenodonta longa, Ctenodonta macalesteri, Ctenodonta madisonensis, Ctenodonta myalta, Ctenodonta nasuta, Ctenodonta nasutaformis, Ctenodonta newtoni, Ctenodonta nipponica, Ctenodonta norvegica, Ctenodonta nuda, Ctenodonta obliqua, Ctenodonta oblongata, Ctenodonta parvidens, Ctenodonta peracuta, Ctenodonta perangulata, Ctenodonta placita, Ctenodonta pygmaea, Ctenodonta ribeiroi, Ctenodonta schmalenseei, Ctenodonta simulatrix, Ctenodonta spjeldnaesi, Ctenodonta striata, Ctenodonta subcircularis, Ctenodonta subnasuta, Ctenodonta tornquisti, Ctenodonta victoriae, Ctenodonta youngi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Residuary Auburn Chert Beds, east of Auburn , which is in a Turinian carbonate claystone in the Decorah Formation of Missouri

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder