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Sanguinolites elongatus Ciriacks 1963 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae

Full reference: K.W. Ciriacks. 1963. Permian and Eotriassic bivalves of the middle Rockies. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(1):1-100

Belongs to Sanguinolites according to K.W. Ciriacks 1963

Sister taxa: Sanguinolites bisectus, Sanguinolites carbonaria, Sanguinolites drupa, Sanguinolites gracilis, Sanguinolites hekitoensis, Sanguinolites ishii, Sanguinolites kamiyassensis, Sanguinolites lukjanovae, Sanguinolites modiomorphoides, Sanguinolites naiadiformis, Sanguinolites obliquus, Sanguinolites olseni, Sanguinolites peruvianus, Sanguinolites shumardi, Sanguinolites simulans, Sanguinolites sphenoidalis, Sanguinolites unioniformis, Sanguinolites woolnoughi, Sanguinolites xizangensis, Sphenotus branneri, Sphenotus dubius, Sphenotus meslerianus, Sphenotus tentoriolus, Sphenotus pisinnus, Sphenotus washingtonensis, Sphenotus monroensis, Sphenotus aeolus, Sphenotus cataractes, Sphenotus cherokeense, Sphenotus oklahomense, Sphenotus quadriplicatum, Sphenotus gibsonense, Sphenotus altidorsatus

Type specimen: USNM 140517, a shell (Bivalved specimen). Its type locality is Horseshoe Canyon, Daggett County, which is in a Kungurian shallow subtidal limestone in the Park City Formation of Utah.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 12.3 x 3.5, valve length 11.0