Mactromeris sectoris Anderson and Martin 1914 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combination: Mactra sectoris

Full reference: F. M. Anderson and B. Martin. 1914. Neocene record in the Temblor Basin, California, and Neocene deposits of the San Juan District, San Luis Obispo County. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series 4(3):15-112

Belongs to Mactromeris according to E. J. Moore 2002

See also Anderson and Martin 1914

Sister taxa: Mactromeris abbotti, Mactromeris acutirostrata, Mactromeris albaria, Mactromeris bisculpturata, Mactromeris brevirostrata, Mactromeris catilliformis, Mactromeris eugenensis, Mactromeris hemphillii, Mactromeris mercedensis, Mactromeris merriami, Mactromeris montereyana, Mactromeris muliniaformis, Mactromeris pittsburgensis, Mactromeris polynyma, Mactromeris ramonensis, Mactromeris rushi, Mactromeris tejonensis

Type specimen: CAS 131, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (11: California collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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