Pholadomya nitanae McLearn 1929 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

Full reference: F. H. McLearn. 1929. Mesozoic Palaeontology of Blairmore Region: Cretaceous invertebrates. National Museum of Canada Bulletin 58:73-79

Belongs to Pholadomya according to F. H. McLearn 1929

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 mclearni, Pholadomya munita, Pholadomya nasuta, 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: Nat. Mus. of Canada 9036, a shell.

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Loc. CB1, Crowsnest River ["Colorado Shale"] (Cretaceous of Alberta)

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