Pleuromya kelleri Imlay 1961 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Full reference: R. W. Imlay. 1961. Characteristic lower Cretaceous megafossils from northern Alaska. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 335

Belongs to Pleuromya according to R. W. Imlay 1961

Sister taxa: Pleuromya aequistriata, Pleuromya alpina, Pleuromya ambigua, Pleuromya bavarica, Pleuromya borealis, Pleuromya calceiformis, Pleuromya cuneata, Pleuromya elongata, Pleuromya fedaiana, Pleuromya galathea, Pleuromya gibbosa, Pleuromya haydeniana, Pleuromya himaica, Pleuromya humboldtensis, 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: USNM 128640

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Pleuromya kelleri in the database

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