Mactra mekranensis Newton 1905 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Full reference: R. B. Newton. 1905. An account of some marine fossils contained in limestone nodules found on the Mekran Beach, off Ormara Headland, Baluchistan. Geological Magazine 2:293-305

Belongs to Mactra according to R. B. Newton 1905

Sister taxa: Mactra (Barymactra), Mactra (Electomactra), Mactra (Electromactra), Mactra (Heteromactra), Mactra (Mactra), Mactra (Mactrella), Mactra (Maorimactra), Mactra (Nannomactra), Mactra achatina, Mactra artopta, Mactra auca, Mactra austeniana, Mactra australis, Mactra axiniformis, Mactra clathrodon, Mactra constricta, Mactra darwinii, Mactra dissimilis, Mactra gabiotensis, Mactra gibbsana, Mactra hamiltonensis, Mactra incomatensis, Mactra irizari, Mactra isabelleana, Mactra lilacea, Mactra maculata, Mactra marplatensis, Mactra mera, Mactra mississippiensis, Mactra oblonga, Mactra ovalis, Mactra patagonica, Mactra pellucida, Mactra procrassa, Mactra pusilla, Mactra queenslandica, Mactra sericea, Mactra solida, Mactra stantoni, Mactra stultorum, Mactra tenuissima, Mactra tripartita, Mactra truncata, Mactra tumbezia, Mactra tumida, Mactra turgida

Type specimen: Unknown number, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Mactra mekranensis in the database

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