Claibornites (Claibornites) diegoensis Dickerson 1916 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Claibornites diegoensis, Lucina diegoensis, Phacoides diegoensis

Full reference: R. E. Dickerson. 1916. Stratigraphy and fauna of the Tejon Eocene of California. University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geology 9(17):363-524

Belongs to Claibornites (Claibornites) according to E. J. Moore 1988

See also Dickerson 1916, Hanna 1927, Squires 1984, Squires 1987 and Squires 1988

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 11788, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (4: California)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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