PaleoDB taxon number: 158524
Full reference: H. E. Vokes. 1981. Notes on the fauna of the Chipola Formation - XXIII. On the occurrence of the genus Basterotia. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 16(3-4):157-164
Type specimen: USNM 298652, a shell. Its type locality is TU 555 - Fourmile Creek [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.
Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder
Average measurements (in mm): shell 11.4 x 7.9