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Janeia biarmica de Verneuil 1845 (Awning Clam)

Bivalvia - Solemyida - Solemyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 192151

Alternative combinations: Solemya (Janeia) biarmica, Solemya biarmica

Synonyms: Solemya abnormis Howse 1848 (no. 242061), Solenimya abnormis Howse 1848 (no. 240981)

Full reference: E. de Verneuil. 1845. Paléontologie. Géologie de la Russie d'Europe et des Montagne de l'Oural, Paléontologie 2(3):1-512

Belongs to Janeia according to A. Logan 1967

Sister taxa: Janeia elliptica, Janeia incertis, Janeia normalis, Janeia solikamica, Solemya (Janeia) holmwoodensis, Solemya (Janeia) kasanensis, Solemya (Janeia) minuta, Solemya (Janeia) petschorica, Solemya (Janeia) tibetica

Type specimens:

  • Janeia biarmica: Its type locality is Kniaspavlova, Itschalki-Barnoukova road, which is in a Kungurian/Roadian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Russian Federation
  • Solemya abnormis:

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-chemosymbiotic

Average measurements (in mm): shell 28.0 x 10.5, valve length 34.1