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Yoldia mortuasusensis Clark and Woodford 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Yoldiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66864

Full reference: B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford. 1927. The geology and paleontology of the type section of the Meganos Formation (lower Middle Eocene) of California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 17(2):63-142

Belongs to Yoldia according to B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford 1927

Sister taxa: Yoldia (Cnesterium), Yoldia (Kalayoldia), Yoldia (Mirayoldia), Yoldia (Nampiella), Yoldia (Sachalinella), Yoldia (Yoldia), Yoldia bocasensis, Yoldia clydoniona, Yoldia cupressensis, Yoldia dowlingi, Yoldia duprei, Yoldia evansi, Yoldia freytagi, Yoldia gladenkovi, Yoldia hikoshimensis, Yoldia hyperborea, Yoldia impressa, Yoldia inaequisculpta, Yoldia kermadecensis, Yoldia kissoumi, Yoldia laevis, Yoldia limatula, Yoldia mater, Yoldia mcconnelli, Yoldia mosesi, Yoldia nitida, Yoldia peninsularis, Yoldia pisciformis, Yoldia sagittalia, Yoldia sapotilla, Yoldia scissurata, Yoldia serica, Yoldia subscitula, Yoldia supramontereyensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP 3577, Dry Creek, which is in a Ypresian coastal sandstone in the Meganos Formation of California

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder