(Scale bar is 1 cm)
This species is generally found as solitary animals in open marine sediments rather than nearshore colonies. The upper left individual in the photo above clearly shows the attachment scar of the inside of another bivalve's shell which it colonized as a hard attachment point on an otherwise soft sediment bottom.
AGE: LATE EOCENE and EARLY OLIGOCENE
FORMATION: OCALA LIMESTONE and BRIDGEBORO LIMESTONE
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