Mactrotoma velata Philippi 1849 (surfclam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combinations: Mactra velata, Mactroderma velata

Synonym: Mactra paitensis Philippi 1853

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

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Mactrotoma velata in the database

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