Mactrellona alata Spengler 1802 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combinations: Labiosa (Labiosa) alata, Mactra (Mactrella) alata, Mactra alata, Mactrella alata

Belongs to Mactrellona according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Maury 1917 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Mactrellona exoleta, Mactrellona tumbezia

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections), Ecuador (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (5)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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