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Solemya (Janeia) minuta Zhang 1977 (Awning Clam)

Bivalvia - Solemyida - Solemyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 174634

Full reference: R. J. Zhang. 1977. Bivalvia. Palaeontological Atlas of South-Central China 2:471-533

Belongs to Solemya (Janeia) according to J. H. Li et al. 1982

Sister taxa: Janeia biarmica, Janeia elliptica, Janeia incertis, Janeia normalis, Janeia solikamica, Solemya (Janeia) kasanensis, Solemya (Janeia) petschorica, Solemya (Janeia) tibetica

Type specimen: IV55261, a valve (Right valve). Its type locality is Qiyueshan, Lichuan County, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Wujiaping Formation of China.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-chemosymbiotic

Average measurements (in mm): valve length 10.8