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Minnivola sapolwanaensis Carter 1966 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pectinoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 114891

Full reference: A. N. Carter. 1966. Minnivola sapolwanaensis, new species, from the Miocene of Zululand, South Africa. Geological Magazine 103(4):317-320

Belongs to Minnivola according to A. N. Carter 1966

Sister taxa: Minnivola isomeres, Minnivola pyxidata

Type specimen: F51845, a shell.

Ecology: facultatively mobile low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 41.0 x 44.0