Pleuromya humboldtensis Gabb 1864 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Alternative combination: Myacites humboldtensis

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1864. Description of the Triassic fossils of California and the adjacent territories. Geological Survey of California Palaeontology 1:19-35

Belongs to Pleuromya according to J. P. Smith 1914

See also Gabb 1864

Sister taxa: Pleuromya aequistriata, Pleuromya alpina, Pleuromya ambigua, Pleuromya bavarica, Pleuromya borealis, Pleuromya calceiformis, Pleuromya cuneata, Pleuromya ecki, Pleuromya elongata, Pleuromya fedaiana, Pleuromya galathea, Pleuromya gibbosa, Pleuromya haydeniana, Pleuromya himaica, Pleuromya kelleri, Pleuromya loeschmanni, Pleuromya milleformis, Pleuromya oblonga, 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 Buena Vista district, Humboldt mining region, which is in an Anisian carbonate limestone in Nevada

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Buena Vista district, Humboldt mining region

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