Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) margaritacea Sowerby 1821 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

Alternative combinations: Cardita margaritacea, Pholadomya margaritacea

Belongs to Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) according to P. Jeffery and S. Tracey 1997

See also Yokoyama 1911

Sister taxa: Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) bucardium, Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) protei, Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) somaliensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Japan (8 collections), the United Kingdom (4)

• Paleocene of Denmark (3)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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