Crassatella granti Wiedey 1928 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Alternative combinations: Crassatellites granti, Spisula granti

Full reference: L. W. Wiedey. 1928. Notes on the Vaqueros and Temblor formations of the California Miocene with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 5(10):95-182

Belongs to Crassatella according to E. J. Moore 2002

See also Loel and Corey 1932

Sister taxa: Crassatella (Crassatella), Crassatella (Landinia), Crassatella (Pachythaerus), Crassatella antestriata, Crassatella aquiana, Crassatella arcacea, Crassatella astartiformis, Crassatella carcarensis, Crassatella carolinensis, Crassatella compressa, Crassatella corioensis, Crassatella corrugata, Crassatella cygnea, Crassatella dennanti, Crassatella dennati, Crassatella densus, Crassatella desmaresti, Crassatella desvauxi, Crassatella eutawcolens, Crassatella fusca, Crassatella gamma, Crassatella haughtoni, Crassatella hauniensis, Crassatella hodgei, Crassatella kalitensis, Crassatella lomana, Crassatella longior, Crassatella meganosensis, Crassatella neorhynchus, Crassatella patagonica, Crassatella pedroi, Crassatella plumbea, Crassatella portelli, Crassatella radiata, Crassatella rafaeli, Crassatella rhomboidea, Crassatella scutellaria, Crassatella subregularis, Crassatella sulcata, Crassatella symmetrica, Crassatella texalta, Crassatella trapaquara, Crassatella tumidula, Crassatella uvasana, Crassatella vadosa, Crassatella willcoxi, Crassatellites neusensis, Crassatellites (Crassatellites), Crassatellites camurus, Crassatellites merriami, Crassatellites stillwaterensis, Crassatellites berryi, Crassatellites maroimensis, Crassatellites altus, Crassatellites exiguus, Crassatellites lincolnensis, Crassatellites texana, Crassatellites weaveri, Crassatellites dalli, Crassatellites grandis, Crassatellites tuscana, Crassatellites paramesus, Crassatellites stewartvillensis, Crassatellites studleyi, Crassatellites branneri, Crassatellites brainerdi, Crassatellites claytonensis, Crassatellites negreetensis, Crassatellites triangulatus

Type specimen: SDSNH 40, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: California collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: California)

• Oligocene of United States (4: California)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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