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Gigantocyclus zidensis Termier and Termier 1977 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 126613

Full reference: H. Termier and G. Termier. 1977. Paléontologie des Invertébrés, in Monographie paléontologique des affleurements permiens du Djebel Tebaga (Sud Tunisien). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 156(1-3):25-99

Belongs to Gigantocyclus according to D. W. Boyd and N.D. Newell 1979

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: HGT 488, a valve (Left valve). Its type locality is Baten beni Zid Series, Djebel Tebaga, which is in a Wordian marine marl/carbonate in Tunisia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 68.7