Review of Postligata, a Late Cretaceous Pelecypod

David Nicol, Douglas S. Jones


The late Cretaceous pelecypod Postligata is shown to be glycymeridid with opisthogyrate beaks, and in extreme instances, a prosodetic ligament. It lacks radial ribs or striae. Postligata has been reported from Georges Bank southwestward to Mississippi and Tennessee.

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