Spisula craspedota Gardner 1947 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combination: Spisula (Hemimactra) craspedota

Full reference: J. R. Gardner. 1947. The Molluscan Fauna of the Alum Bluff Group of Florida. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (142A-H)1-709

Belongs to Spisula according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Gardner 1947

Sister taxa: Mactra (Spisula) sammamishensis, Spisula (Austromactra), Spisula (Cymbophora), Spisula (Eomactra), Spisula (Notospisula), Spisula (Ruellia), Spisula (Spisula), Spisula (Spisulona), Spisula (Stereomactra), Spisula arcuata, Spisula brombachensis, Spisula callistaeformis, Spisula compressa, Spisula decisa, Spisula dernburgi, Spisula elliptica, Spisula hannibali, Spisula jacksonensis, Spisula obtruncata, Spisula paralis, Spisula parilis, Spisula praetenuis, Spisula rappahannockensis, Spisula semisulcata, Spisula sookensis, Spisula sorachiensis, Spisula subcuneata, Spisula subtruncata

Type specimen: USNM 352006, a shell. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 5079 - Shell Bluff [Shoal River Fm], which is in a Serravallian marine marl/sandstone in the Shoal River Formation of Florida.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of United States (18: Florida collections)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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