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Gujocardita parviradiatus Ciriacks 1963 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 195903

Alternative combination: Palaeoneilo parviradiatus

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 Gujocardita according to K. Nakazawa and N.D. Newell 1968

Sister taxa: Gujocardita curta, Gujocardita elliptica, Gujocardita obesa, Gujocardita oblonga, Gujocardita oviformis, Gujocardita subquadrata

Type specimen: USNM 140458, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is Coulter Ranger Station, Uintah County, which is in a Wordian marine horizon in the Phosphoria Formation of Utah.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 3.23 x 0.97, valve length 6.37