Saxidomus noblei Dickerson 1914 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: R. E. Dickerson. 1914. New molluscan species from the Martinez Eocene of southern California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 8(15):299-304

Belongs to Saxidomus according to R. E. Dickerson 1914

Sister taxa: Saxidomus barlowi, Saxidomus giganteus, Saxidomus newcombei, Saxidomus nuttalli, Saxidomus vaquerosensis

Type specimen: no number listed, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP loc. 2249, Rock Creek, which is in an Eocene marine sandstone/shale in the San Francisquito Formation of California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (1: California)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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