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Lyonsia venturaensis Clark and Woodford 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pandorida - Lyonsiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66869

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

Sister taxa: Lyonsia arenosa, Lyonsia heberti, Lyonsia hyalina, Lyonsia pakistanica, Lyonsia subaequilateralis

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP 3152, Deer Valley, which is in a Ypresian coastal sandstone in the Meganos Formation of California

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder