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Lyrodesma truyolsi Gutiérrez-Marco and Babin 1999 (clam)

Bivalvia - Unioni - Lyrodesmatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 331877

Full reference: J. C. Gutiérrez-Marco and C. Babin. 1999. Lyrodesma el autres mollusques bivalves des Quartzites Botella (Ordovicien Mayen) de la Zone Centre-ibérique (Espagne). Revista Españlla de Paleontología n° extr. H:229-238

Belongs to Lyrodesma according to J. C. Gutiérrez-Marco and C. Babin 1999

Sister taxa: Lyrodesma huguesensis, Lyrodesma major, Lyrodesma postplanum, Lyrodesma poststriatum

Type specimen: MGM-749-0, a valve (moule interne d'une val ve gauche). Its type locality is irnmédiatement a l'est du village de El Villar, which is in a Dobrotiva marine quartzite/shale in the Botella Quartzite Formation of Spain.

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder