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Yoldia mosesi Bryant and Palmer 1923 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Yoldiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 98134

Full reference: D. Bryant and K. Palmer. 1923. A fauna from the Middle Eocene shales near Vacaville, California. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 14(8):289-318

Belongs to Yoldia according to C. M. Wagner and K. H. Schilling 1923

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 gesteri, Yoldia gladenkovi, Yoldia hikoshimensis, Yoldia hyperborea, Yoldia impressa, Yoldia inaequisculpta, Yoldia kermadecensis, Yoldia kissoumi, Yoldia laevis, Yoldia limatula, Yoldia markleyensis, Yoldia mater, Yoldia mcconnelli, Yoldia mortuasusensis, Yoldia nitida, Yoldia peninsularis, Yoldia pisciformis, Yoldia powersi, Yoldia sagittalia, Yoldia sapotilla, Yoldia scissurata, Yoldia serica, Yoldia subscitula, Yoldia supramontereyensis

Type specimen: UCCIP 30704, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 13.9 x 8.5