Mercenaria ducatelli Conrad 1838 (quahog)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Venus ducatelli

Belongs to Mercenaria according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Glenn 1904

Sister taxa: Mercenaria blakei, Mercenaria campechiensis, Mercenaria capax, Mercenaria cuneata, Mercenaria druidi, Mercenaria erecta, Mercenaria gardnerae, Mercenaria langdoni, Mercenaria mercenaria, Mercenaria nannodes, Mercenaria permagna, Mercenaria plena, Mercenaria prodroma, Mercenaria tetrica, Mercenaria violacea

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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