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Hemiconcavodonta minuta Sanchez 1999 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculida - Praenuculidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 170715

Full reference: T. M. Sanchez. 1999. New late Ordovician (Early Caradoc) Bivalves from the Sierra De Villicum (Argentine Precordillera). Journal of Paleontology 73(1):66-76

Belongs to Hemiconcavodonta according to T. M. Sanchez 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is south side of the Quebrada La Pola, Eastern flank of Sierra de Villicum, which is in a Caradocian marine conglomerate in the La Cantera Formation of Argentina

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 4.06