Pholadomya mclearni Russell and Landes 1937 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

Full reference: L. S. Russell and R. W. Landes. 1937. Geology of the Southern Alberta Plains. Part II. Paleontology of the marine formations of the Montana Group. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 221

Belongs to Pholadomya according to L. S. Russell and R. W. Landes 1937

Sister taxa: Pholadomya (Bucardiomya), Pholadomya (Pholadomya), Pholadomya acuminata, Pholadomya albertensis, Pholadomya aubryi, Pholadomya borealis, Pholadomya candida, Pholadomya cardissoides, Pholadomya carinata, Pholadomya claibornensis, Pholadomya connectans, Pholadomya cuneiformis, Pholadomya cupressensis, Pholadomya diegoensis, Pholadomya falconensis, Pholadomya gigantea, Pholadomya granulifera, Pholadomya gronlandica, Pholadomya inaequiplicata, Pholadomya kernensis, Pholadomya laeviuscula, Pholadomya lirata, Pholadomya marylandica, Pholadomya munita, Pholadomya nasuta, Pholadomya nitanae, Pholadomya occidentalis, Pholadomya orientalis, Pholadomya ovalis, Pholadomya parahybensis, Pholadomya paucicosta, Pholadomya percarinata, Pholadomya puschi, Pholadomya qinghaiensis, Pholadomya ragazzii, Pholadomya sanctaecrucis, Pholadomya stefaninii, Pholadomya subelongata, Pholadomya sublirata, Pholadomya subventricosa, Pholadomya valangiensis, Pholadomya walli

Type specimen: GSC 9355, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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