Mactromeris pittsburgensis Clark 1925 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combinations: Spisula (Mactromeris) pittsburgensis, Spisula pittsburgensis

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

See also Hickman 2015, Moore 1976 and Weaver 1942

Sister taxa: Mactromeris abbotti, Mactromeris acutirostrata, Mactromeris albaria, Mactromeris bisculpturata, Mactromeris brevirostrata, Mactromeris catilliformis, Mactromeris eugenensis, Mactromeris hemphillii, Mactromeris mercedensis, Mactromeris merriami, Mactromeris montereyana, Mactromeris muliniaformis, Mactromeris polynyma, Mactromeris ramonensis, Mactromeris rushi, Mactromeris sectoris, Mactromeris tejonensis

Type specimen: SU 5205, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (20: Oregon, Washington collections)

• Eocene of United States (4: California, Oregon)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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