Pleuromya borealis Warren 1947 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Full reference: P. S. Warren. 1947. Cretaceous fossil horizons in the Mackenzie River valley. Journal of Paleontology 21(2):118-123

Belongs to Pleuromya according to P. S. Warren 1947

Sister taxa: Pleuromya aequistriata, Pleuromya alpina, Pleuromya ambigua, Pleuromya bavarica, Pleuromya calceiformis, Pleuromya cuneata, Pleuromya ecki, Pleuromya elongata, Pleuromya fedaiana, Pleuromya galathea, Pleuromya gibbosa, Pleuromya haydeniana, Pleuromya himaica, Pleuromya humboldtensis, Pleuromya kelleri, Pleuromya loeschmanni, Pleuromya milleformis, Pleuromya oblonga, Pleuromya papyracea, Pleuromya prima, Pleuromya prosogyra, Pleuromya saltriensis, Pleuromya skianni, Pleuromya subcompressa, Pleuromya sulcatissima, Pleuromya tellina, Pleuromya tricarinata, Pleuromya uniformis, Pleuromya unioides, Pleuromya urnula, Pleuromya varians

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fort Norman-Fort Good Hope, McKenzie River Valley, which is in an Albian marginal marine shale in Canada

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Fort Norman-Fort Good Hope, McKenzie River Valley

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