Mya pseudoarenaria Schlesch 1931 (softshell clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Myidae

Alternative combination: Mya (Mya) pseudoarenaria

Synonyms: Mya (Mya) uzenensis Nomura and Zinbo 1937, Mya uzenensis Nomura and Zinbo 1937

Belongs to Mya according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Kafanov et al. 2001 and Kafanov and Ogasawara 2003

Sister taxa: Mya (Arenomya), Mya (Geramya), Mya (Mya), Mya convexa, Mya cuneiformis, Mya dickersoni, Mya dilata, Mya ezoensis, Mya ilyinensis, Mya kovatschensis, Mya majanatschensis, Mya producta, Mya sachalinensis, Mya salmonensis, Mya schweinfurthi, Mya simplex, Mya tigilensis, Mya virgo, Mya wilsoni

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Nunavut collections), Iceland (2)

• Pliocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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