Saxidomus giganteus Deshayes 1839 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Venerupis gigantea

Belongs to Saxidomus according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

See also Addicott 1966

Sister taxa: Saxidomus noblei, Saxidomus nuttalli, Saxidomus vaquerosensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), United States (8: California, Oregon, Washington)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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