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Crassatellites exiguus Cox 1930 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66810

Full reference: L. R. Cox. 1930. The fossil fauna of the Samana Range and some neighbouring areas: Part VIII. The Mollusca of the Hangu Shales. Memoirs of the Geological Suvery of India 14

Belongs to Crassatellites according to L. R. Cox 1930

Sister taxa: Crassatella (Crassatella), Crassatella (Landinia), Crassatella (Pachythaerus), Crassatella antestriata, Crassatella aquiana, Crassatella arcacea, Crassatella astartiformis, Crassatella branneri, Crassatella carcarensis, Crassatella carmanahensis, Crassatella carolinensis, Crassatella claytonensis, Crassatella collina, Crassatella compacta, Crassatella compressa, Crassatella conradiana, Crassatella corioensis, Crassatella corrugata, Crassatella cowlitzensis, Crassatella cygnea, Crassatella dalli, Crassatella dennanti, Crassatella dennati, Crassatella densus, Crassatella desmaresti, Crassatella desvauxi, Crassatella elongata, Crassatella eutawcolens, Crassatella flexura, Crassatella fusca, Crassatella gamma, Crassatella haughtoni, Crassatella hauniensis, Crassatella hodgei, Crassatella kalitensis, Crassatella kroisbachensis, Crassatella lincolnensis, Crassatella lomana, Crassatella longior, Crassatella meganosensis, Crassatella mercedensis, Crassatella merriami, Crassatella neorhynchus, Crassatella oenana, Crassatella patagonica, Crassatella pedroi, Crassatella perrini, Crassatella plumbea, Crassatella portelli, Crassatella radiata, Crassatella rafaeli, Crassatella rhomboidea, Crassatella scutellaria, Crassatella stewartvillensis, Crassatella stillwaterensis, Crassatella studleyi, Crassatella subregularis, Crassatella sulcata, Crassatella symmetrica, Crassatella texalta, Crassatella trapaquara, Crassatella tumidula, Crassatella uvasana, Crassatella vadosa, Crassatella washingtoniana, Crassatella weaveri, Crassatella willcoxi, Crassatellites neusensis, Crassatellites iheringi, Crassatellites lillisi, Crassatellites yabei, Crassatellites (Crassatellites), Crassatellites camurus, Crassatellites berryi, Crassatellites maroimensis, Crassatellites matsuraensis, Crassatellites asakuraensis, Crassatellites texana, Crassatellites inconspicuus, Crassatellites mulates, Crassatellites paramesus, Crassatellites brainerdi, Crassatellites negreetensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hangu Shales - Samana Range, Pakistan, which is in a Selandian/Thanetian marginal marine shale in the Hangu Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder