Macrocallista pittsburgensis Dall 1900 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Callista (Macrocallista) pittsburgensis, Callista pittsburgensis, Meretrix (Callista) pittsburgensis

Belongs to Macrocallista according to A. J. W. Hendy 2017

See also Dall 1903, Moore 1976 and Weaver 1942

Sister taxa: Macrocallista (Macrocallista), Macrocallista (Megapitaria), Macrocallista arenophila, Macrocallista caryi, Macrocallista cavachana, Macrocallista cordata, Macrocallista densa, Macrocallista furlongi, Macrocallista greeni, Macrocallista inca, Macrocallista maculata, Macrocallista marylandica, Macrocallista meganosensis, Macrocallista minuscula, Macrocallista packi, Macrocallista rearensis, Macrocallista stantoni, Macrocallista tia, Macrocallista traftoni, Macrocallista williamsoni

Type specimen: USNM 107396, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Oligocene of the Russian Federation (2 collections), United States (27: Alaska, California, Oregon)

• Eocene of United States (8: California, Oregon)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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