Marvacrassatella kauffmani Ward and Blackwelder 1987 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Full reference: L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder. 1987. Late Pliocene and Early Pleistocene Mollusca from the James City and Chowan River Formations at Lee Creek Mine. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 61:113-283

Belongs to Marvacrassatella according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Marvacrassatella marylandica, Marvacrassatella melina, Marvacrassatella surryensis, Marvacrassatella turgidula, Marvacrassatella urbannensis

Type specimen: USNM 203950

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of United States (2: North Carolina collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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