Marvacrassatella melina Conrad 1832 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Alternative combinations: Crassatella melina, Crassatellites melina, Eucrassatella melina

Belongs to Marvacrassatella according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Glenn 1904, Richards and Harbison 1942 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Marvacrassatella kauffmani, Marvacrassatella marylandica, Marvacrassatella surryensis, Marvacrassatella turgidula, Marvacrassatella urbannensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of United States (14: Maryland, New Jersey collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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