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Psammotreta (Leporimetis) obesa Deshayes 1855 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 293355

Alternative combinations: Leporimetis obesa, Tellina obesa

Synonyms: Apolymetis biangulata Carpenter 1856 (no. 168247), Florimetis biangulata Carpenter 1856 (no. 168248), Metis alta Conrad 1856 (no. 168236), Psammotreta (Florimetis) biangulata Carpenter 1856 (no. 168250), Scrobicularia biangulata Carpenter 1856 (no. 168246)

Belongs to Psammotreta (Leporimetis) according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Leporimetis cognata, Leporimetis intastriata, Leporimetis spectabilis, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) asthenodon, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) cognata, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) dombei, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) excavata, Psammotreta (Leporimetis) rostellata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder