Yoldia (Kalayoldia) oregona Shumard 1858 (clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Yoldiidae

Alternative combinations: Leda oregona, Neilo oregona, Nuculana oregona, Yoldia (Cnesterium) oregona, Yoldia (Portlandia) oregona, Yoldia oregona

Belongs to Yoldia (Kalayoldia) according to E. J. Moore 1976

See also Arnold and Hannibal 1913, Coan et al. 2000 and Grant and Gale 1931

Sister taxa: Yoldia (Kalayoldia) cooperii, Yoldia (Kalayoldia) tenuissima

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Oligocene of United States (7: Oregon)

• Eocene of United States (9: Oregon)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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