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Cercomya schoensis Futterer 1897 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pandorida - Laternulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 163835

Full reference: K. Futterer. 1897. Beiträge zur Kenntniss des Jura in Ost-Afrika, IV. Der Jura von Schoa (Süd-Abessinien) [Jurassic of East Africa, IV. Jurassic of Schoa (southern Abyssinia)]. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 49:568-627

Belongs to Cercomya according to K. Futterer 1897

Sister taxa: Anatina (Cercomya) punctata, Cercomya (Capillimya), Cercomya bottegoi, Cercomya deserti, Cercomya pinguis, Cercomya undulata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jima River, which is in a Kimmeridgian shallow subtidal limestone in Ethiopia

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder