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Sanguinolites carbonaria Girty 1910 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 177878

Alternative combination: Grammysia carbonaria

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1910. The fauna of the Phosphate beds of the Park City Formation. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 436:1-82

Belongs to Sanguinolites according to K.W. Ciriacks 1963

Sister taxa: Sanguinolites bisectus, Sanguinolites drupa, Sanguinolites elongatus, 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 dubius, Sphenotus pisinnus, Sphenotus washingtonensis, Sphenotus branneri, Sphenotus cataractes, Sphenotus gibsonense, Sphenotus quadriplicatum, Sphenotus meslerianus, Sphenotus monroensis, Sphenotus tentoriolus, Sphenotus cherokeense, Sphenotus aeolus, Sphenotus oklahomense, Sphenotus altidorsatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS 980, Waterloo Mine, Montpelier, which is in a Roadian offshore ramp limestone in the Phosphoria Formation of Idaho

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 23.7