Yoldia (Yoldia) myalis Couthouy 1838 (clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Yoldiidae

Alternative combinations: Leda myalis, Nucula myalis, Yoldia myalis

Synonyms: Nucula cascoensis Mighels and Adams 1842, Yoldia vancouverensis Smith 1880

Belongs to Yoldia (Yoldia) according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

See also Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Yoldia (Yoldia) biremis, Yoldia (Yoldia) glaberrima, Yoldia (Yoldia) makarovi, Yoldia (Yoldia) rostriformis, Yoldia (Yoldia) saitoi, Yoldia (Yoldia) similis, Yoldia (Yoldia) vengeriana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Iceland (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Maine)

• Pliocene of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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