Spisula subtruncata da Costa 1778 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combinations: Mactra subtruncata, Trigonella subtruncata

Belongs to Spisula according to H. Moths et al. 2010

See also Schneider et al. 2005 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Mactra (Spisula) markleyensis, Spisula (Austromactra), Spisula (Cymbophora), Spisula (Eomactra), Spisula (Notospisula), Spisula (Pseudocardium), Spisula (Ruellia), Spisula (Spisula), Spisula aequilateralis, Spisula arcuata, Spisula brombachensis, Spisula capayana, Spisula compressa, Spisula craspedota, Spisula decisa, Spisula elliptica, Spisula hannibali, Spisula jacksonensis, Spisula obtruncata, Spisula paralis, Spisula parilis, Spisula praetenuis, Spisula rappahannockensis, Spisula semisulcata, Spisula sookensis, Spisula subcuneata, Spisula weaveri

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ireland (1 collection), Morocco (2), the Netherlands (1), Poland (6), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (15)

• Pliocene of Italy (3), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Belgium (12), Denmark (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), Spain (1)

Total: 53 collections each including a single occurrence

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