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Wilkingia pleuromyoides Waagen 1881 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 146299

Alternative combination: Allorisma pleuromyoides

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1881. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part III. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(3):185-328

Belongs to Wilkingia according to M. E. Clapham 2015

Sister taxa: Wilkingia andrewsi, Wilkingia androsovi, Wilkingia anshunensis, Wilkingia bulkurensis, Wilkingia fengchengensis, Wilkingia guizhouensis, Wilkingia hainanensis, Wilkingia hubeiensis, Wilkingia inflata, Wilkingia kutorgana, Wilkingia lunulata, Wilkingia maxvillensis, Wilkingia mediterranea, Wilkingia neglecta, Wilkingia perelegans, Wilkingia rothi, Wilkingia sericea, Wilkingia terminale, Wilkingia terminalis, Wilkingia triangularis, Wilkingia verchojanica, Wilkingia walkeri, Wilkingia wyomingensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chidru, "Cephalopod Bed", Salt Range, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Chhidru Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 45.0 x 20.0