Mactra constricta Woods 1850 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Full reference: S. V. Woods. 1850. A monograph of the Crag Mollusca, or, descriptions of shells from the middle and upper tertiaries of the East of England. Part II. Bivalves 1-302

Belongs to Mactra according to S. V. Woods 1850

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 darwinii, Mactra dissimilis, Mactra gabiotensis, Mactra gibbsana, Mactra hamiltonensis, Mactra incomatensis, Mactra irizari, Mactra isabelleana, Mactra lilacea, Mactra maculata, Mactra marplatensis, Mactra mekranensis, 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: Its type locality is Sutton, Suffolk [Red Crag], which is in a Pliocene coastal siliciclastic in the Red Crag Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Sutton, Suffolk [Red Crag]

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