Donax fossor Say 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Donacidae

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

Sister taxa: Donax (Donax), Donax (Hecuba), Donax (Latona), Donax (Paradonax), Donax (Plebidonax), Donax (Tembrockia), Donax acutus, Donax asper, Donax bezanconi, Donax carinatus, Donax denticulatus, Donax foucardi, Donax gonioides, Donax gouldii, Donax hilairea, Donax idoneus, Donax incerta, Donax obesulus, Donax politus, Donax rugosus, Donax serra, Donax texasianus, Donax trigonulus, Donax trunculus, Donax veneriformis, Donax vittatus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (19: Florida, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (5: Florida, North Carolina)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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