Trigonia mortoni

Trigonia mortoni was a clam that attached itself to the seafloor and filtered its food from the water.


Common name: clam
Habitat: seafloor
Trophic level: filter feeder
Likely food: detritus, microfauna
Likely predators: rays, snails
Closest surviving relatives: modern clams
Fossil types: steinkern
Number of specimens found: several