Spisula rappahannockensis Gardner 1944 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combination: Spisula (Hemimactra) rappahannockensis

Belongs to Spisula according to L. W. Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Mactra (Spisula) sammamishensis, Spisula (Austromactra), Spisula (Cymbophora), Spisula (Eomactra), Spisula (Notospisula), Spisula (Ruellia), Spisula (Spisula), Spisula (Spisulona), Spisula (Stereomactra), Spisula arcuata, Spisula brombachensis, Spisula callistaeformis, Spisula compressa, Spisula craspedota, Spisula decisa, Spisula dernburgi, Spisula elliptica, Spisula hannibali, Spisula jacksonensis, Spisula obtruncata, Spisula paralis, Spisula parilis, Spisula praetenuis, Spisula semisulcata, Spisula sookensis, Spisula sorachiensis, Spisula subcuneata, Spisula subtruncata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: Virginia collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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