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Periploma stewartvillensis Clark and Woodford 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Thraciida - Periplomatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66868

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 Periploma according to B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford 1927

Sister taxa: Periploma (Aelga), Periploma (Periploma), Periploma acuta, Periploma ariei, Periploma caribana, Periploma claibornense, Periploma iesakai, Periploma inaequivalve, Periploma japonica, Periploma johnseni, Periploma leanum, Periploma margaritacea, Periploma margaritaceum, Periploma peralta, Periploma venezuelana

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP 3148, Stewartville, which is in a Ypresian coastal sandstone in the Meganos Formation of California

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder