Crassatella uvasana Conrad 1855 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Alternative combination: Crassatellites uvasana

Synonym: Astarte semidentata Cooper 1894

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1855. Report Of Mr. T. A. Conrad On The Fossil Shells Collected In California By Wm. P. Blake, Geologist Of The Expedition Under The Command Of Lieutenant R. S. Williamson, United States Topographical Engineers. Description of the fossils and shells collected in California by William P. Blake, Geologist of the United States Pacific Railroad Survey in California. under the command of Lieut. R. S. Williamson, In 1853-54. Article 1 of Appendix to the Preliminary Geological Report of WIlliam P. Blake, Geologist of the Survey in California Under the Command of Lieut. R. S. Williamson. Palæontology 5-21

Belongs to Crassatella according to E. J. Moore 2002

See also Arnold and Hannibal 1913, Conrad 1855, Cooper 1894, Gabb 1864, Squires 1984, Squires 1987 and Turner 1938

Sister taxa: Crassatella (Crassatella), Crassatella (Landinia), Crassatella (Pachythaerus), Crassatella antestriata, Crassatella aquiana, Crassatella arcacea, Crassatella astartiformis, Crassatella carcarensis, Crassatella carolinensis, Crassatella collina, Crassatella compacta, Crassatella compressa, Crassatella corioensis, Crassatella corrugata, Crassatella cygnea, Crassatella dennanti, Crassatella dennati, Crassatella densus, Crassatella desmaresti, Crassatella desvauxi, Crassatella elongata, Crassatella eutawcolens, Crassatella fusca, Crassatella gamma, Crassatella grandis, Crassatella granti, Crassatella haughtoni, Crassatella hauniensis, Crassatella hodgei, Crassatella kalitensis, Crassatella kroisbachensis, Crassatella lomana, Crassatella longior, Crassatella meganosensis, Crassatella mercedensis, Crassatella neorhynchus, Crassatella oenana, Crassatella patagonica, Crassatella pedroi, Crassatella plumbea, Crassatella portelli, Crassatella radiata, Crassatella rafaeli, Crassatella rhomboidea, Crassatella scutellaria, Crassatella subregularis, Crassatella sulcata, Crassatella symmetrica, Crassatella texalta, Crassatella trapaquara, Crassatella tumidula, Crassatella vadosa, Crassatella willcoxi, Crassatellites neusensis, Crassatellites yabei, Crassatellites (Crassatellites), Crassatellites camurus, Crassatellites merriami, Crassatellites stillwaterensis, Crassatellites berryi, Crassatellites maroimensis, Crassatellites washingtoniana, Crassatellites altus, Crassatellites matsuraensis, Crassatellites exiguus, Crassatellites lincolnensis, Crassatellites asakuraensis, Crassatellites texana, Crassatellites weaveri, Crassatellites dalli, Crassatellites inconspicuus, Crassatellites grandis, Crassatellites paramesus, Crassatellites stewartvillensis, Crassatellites studleyi, Crassatellites branneri, Crassatellites brainerdi, Crassatellites claytonensis, Crassatellites negreetensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (46: California, Oregon, Washington collections)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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