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Yoldia mosesi Palmer 1923 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Yoldiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 98134

Full reference: D. B. 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 astoriana, Yoldia blakeleyensis, Yoldia bocasensis, Yoldia carnarosensis, Yoldia clydoniona, Yoldia cooperii, 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 nasuta, Yoldia newcombi, Yoldia nitida, Yoldia olympiana, Yoldia peninsularis, Yoldia pisciformis, Yoldia powersi, Yoldia sagittalia, Yoldia sapotilla, Yoldia scaphoides, Yoldia scissurata, Yoldia serica, Yoldia submontereyensis, Yoldia subscitula, Yoldia supramontereyana, Yoldia supramontereyensis, Yoldia temblorensis

Type specimen: UCCIP 30704, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP 3573 - NW of Vacaville, which is in a Ypresian offshore shale in California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 13.9 x 8.5