Macrocallista furlongi Nelson 1925 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: R. N. Nelson. 1925. A contribution to the paleontology of the Martinez Eocene of California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 15(11):397-466

Belongs to Macrocallista according to R. N. Nelson 1925

Sister taxa: Callista (Macrocallista) dickersoni, Callista (Macrocallista) domenginica, Macrocallista (Macrocallista), Macrocallista (Megapitaria), Macrocallista andersoni, Macrocallista arenophila, Macrocallista aurilitoralis, Macrocallista caryi, Macrocallista cathcartensis, Macrocallista cavachana, Macrocallista densa, Macrocallista ewekoroensis, Macrocallista femii, Macrocallista greeni, Macrocallista hanzawai, Macrocallista inca, Macrocallista incognita, Macrocallista kahoensis, Macrocallista lunulata, Macrocallista maculata, Macrocallista marylandica, Macrocallista matsuraensis, Macrocallista minuscula, Macrocallista packi, Macrocallista pittsburgensis, Macrocallista rearensis, Macrocallista stantoni, Macrocallista tecolotensis, Macrocallista tia, Macrocallista traftoni, Macrocallista weaveri, Macrocallista williamsoni

Type specimen: UC 30518, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP loc. 3776, Runkle Canyon, which is in a Selandian marine horizon in the Santa Susana Formation of California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Paleocene of United States (4: California)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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