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Nuttallia toulai Hertlein and Jordan 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Psammobiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 168262

Alternative combination: Sanguinolaria toulai

Full reference: L. G. Hertlein and E. K. Jordan. 1927. Paleontology of the Miocene of Lower California. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences 16(19):605-647

Belongs to Nuttallia according to E. J. Moore 2003

Sister taxa: Nuttallia nuttallii, Nuttallia salina, Nuttallia townsendensis

Type specimen: LSJU (no number), a shell. Its type locality is LSJU Loc. 66, San Ignacio [Isidro Fm], which is in a Miocene marine sandstone in the Isidro Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 91.5 x 74.2