Spisula obtruncata Woods 1850 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combinations: Mactra obtruncata, Spisula (Spisula) obtruncata

Full reference: S. V. Woods. 1850. A monograph of the Crag Mollusca, or, descriptions of shells from the middle and upper tertiaries of the East of England. Part II. Bivalves 1-302

Belongs to Spisula according to H. Moths et al. 2010

See also Marquet 2005 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Mactra (Spisula) markleyensis, Spisula (Austromactra), Spisula (Cymbophora), Spisula (Eomactra), Spisula (Notospisula), Spisula (Pseudocardium), Spisula (Ruellia), Spisula (Spisula), Spisula aequilateralis, Spisula arcuata, Spisula brombachensis, Spisula callistaeformis, Spisula capayana, Spisula coalingensis, Spisula compressa, Spisula craspedota, Spisula decisa, Spisula dernburgi, Spisula elliptica, Spisula hannibali, Spisula jacksonensis, Spisula lenticularis, Spisula paralis, Spisula parilis, Spisula praetenuis, Spisula rappahannockensis, Spisula semisulcata, Spisula sisquocensis, Spisula sookensis, Spisula subcuneata, Spisula subtruncata, Spisula weaveri

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Germany (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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