Mactrotoma angusta Reeve 1854 (surfclam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combination: Mactra angusta

Synonyms: Mactra (Micromactra) atacama Pilsbry and Olsson 1941, Mactra ovalina Reeve 1854

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

See also Pilsbry and Olsson 1941

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of South Africa (5 collections)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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