Tellina (Olcesia) ocoyana Conrad 1855 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combination: Tellina ocoyana

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1855. Report Of Mr. T. A. Conrad On The Fossil Shells Collected In California By Wm. P. Blake, Geologist Of The Expedition Under The Command Of Lieutenant R. S. Williamson, United States Topographical Engineers. Description of the fossils and shells collected in California by William P. Blake, Geologist of the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California. under the command of Lieut. R. S. Williamson, In 1853-54. Article 1 of Appendix to the Preliminary Geological Report of WIlliam P. Blake, Geologist of the Survey in California Under the Command of Lieut. R. S. Williamson. Palæontology 5-21

Belongs to Tellina (Olcesia) according to E. J. Moore 2002

See also Durham 1944

Sister taxon: Tellina (Olcesia) piercei

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: California collections)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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