Yoldia laevis Say 1824 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Yoldiidae

Alternative combination: Nucula laevis

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

See also Glenn 1904

Sister taxa: Yoldia (Cnesterium), Yoldia (Kalayoldia), Yoldia (Mirayoldia), Yoldia (Nampiella), Yoldia (Sachalinella), Yoldia (Yoldia), Yoldia blakeleyensis, Yoldia bocasensis, Yoldia clydoniona, Yoldia cooperii, Yoldia cupressensis, Yoldia dowlingi, Yoldia duprei, Yoldia evansi, Yoldia freytagi, Yoldia gala, Yoldia gladenkovi, Yoldia hikoshimensis, Yoldia impressa, Yoldia inaequisculpta, Yoldia kermadecensis, Yoldia kissoumi, Yoldia limatula, Yoldia mater, Yoldia mcconnelli, Yoldia nasuta, Yoldia newcombi, Yoldia nitida, Yoldia olympiana, Yoldia peninsularis, Yoldia pisciformis, Yoldia sagittalia, Yoldia sapotilla, Yoldia scaphoides, Yoldia serica, Yoldia subscitula, Yoldia supramontereyana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder


• Quaternary of United States (5: North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (12: North Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (9: Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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