Martesia ovalis Say 1820 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pholadidae

Alternative combination: Pholas ovalis

Belongs to Martesia according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Glenn 1904

Sister taxa: Martesia (Martesia), Martesia clausa, Martesia cuneiformis, Martesia fragilis, Martesia mcevoyi, Martesia meganosensis, Martesia oligocenica, Martesia sanctidominici, Martesia sanctipauli, Martesia striata

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Delaware, Maryland collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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