Eontia ponderosa Say 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Noetiidae

Alternative combinations: Arca ponderosa, Noetia (Eontia) ponderosa

Belongs to Eontia according to P. Jung 1965

See also Holmes 1860 and Richards 1962

Sister taxon: Eontia palmerae

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (41: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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