Isognomon maxillata Lamarck 1819 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Malleidae

Alternative combinations: Melina maxillata, Perna maxillata

Belongs to Isognomon according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Glenn 1904 and Hassan 1953

Sister taxa: Isognomon (Hippochaeta), Isognomon (Iranognomon), Isognomon (Isognomon), Isognomon (Melina), Isognomon (Mulletia), Isognomon (Parviperna), Isognomon (Semignomon), Isognomon alatus, Isognomon bicolor, Isognomon gariesensis, Isognomon gaudichaudi, Isognomon isognomoides, Isognomon isognomon, Isognomon isognomonoides, Isognomon legumen, Isognomon nucleus, Isognomon orientalis, Isognomon perna, Isognomon quadrisulcata, Isognomon valvanoi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Greenland (1 collection), United States (23: Maryland, New Jersey)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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