Mactrotoma nasuta Gould 1851 (surfclam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combinations: Mactra (Mactrotoma) nasuta, Mactra nasuta

Synonyms: Mactra hiantina Deshayes 1855, Mactra revellei Durham 1950

Belongs to Mactrotoma according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Aberhan and Fursich 1991 and Packard 1916

Sister taxa: Mactrotoma angusta, Mactrotoma californica, Mactrotoma fragilis, Mactrotoma isthmica, Mactrotoma quirosana, Mactrotoma velata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (3: California)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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