A New Plicatulid Bivalve from the Late Cenozoic of Southern Florida

Craig D. Shaak, David Nicol

Abstract


A new fossil plicatulid, Plicatula hunterae, is described, figured, and illustrated. This new species is erected on the foundations of five taxonomic characters, length, width, thickness, length/width/thickness ratios, and plication counts, measured from a suite of 61 specimens.


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