Meretrix stantoni Dickerson 1914 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: R. E. Dickerson. 1914. Fauna of the Martinez Eocene of California. Bulletin of the Department of Geology, University of California 6:61-180

Belongs to Meretrix according to R. E. Dickerson 1914

Sister taxa: Meretrix bosworthi, Meretrix californiana, Meretrix cornelli, Meretrix dalli, Meretrix decisa, Meretrix fragilis, Meretrix hikoshimensis, Meretrix hornii, Meretrix indica, Meretrix longa, Meretrix macbeani, Meretrix marshana, Meretrix mortoni, Meretrix negritosensis, Meretrix neusensis, Meretrix nitida, Meretrix nuttalliopsis, Meretrix ovalis, Meretrix persica, Meretrix pittsburgensis, Meretrix pseudomeretrix, Meretrix shantii, Meretrix subimpressa, Meretrix sylvaerupis, Meretrix tejonensis, Meretrix traskii, Meretrix tularana, Meretrix uniomeris, Meretrix uvasana, Meretrix yoakumi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (8: California collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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