Stewartia anodonta Say 1824 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Lucina anodonta, Megaxinus anodonta, Phacoides (Pseudomiltha) anodonta

Belongs to Stewartia according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Glenn 1904, Kidwell 1982, Olsson and Harbison 1953 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Stewartia floridana, Stewartia foremani

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic


• Quaternary of United States (20: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (11: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (26: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Virginia)

• Oligocene of United States (3: North Carolina)

Total: 60 collections including 62 occurrences

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