Mactromeris albaria Conrad 1848 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Alternative combinations: Mactra albaria, Spisula (Hemimactra) albaria, Spisula (Mactromeris) albaria, Spisula albaria

Belongs to Mactromeris according to E. J. Moore 2002

See also Adegoke 1969 and Packard 1916

Sister taxa: Mactromeris abbotti, Mactromeris acutirostrata, Mactromeris bisculpturata, Mactromeris brevirostrata, Mactromeris catilliformis, Mactromeris eugenensis, Mactromeris hemphillii, Mactromeris mercedensis, Mactromeris merriami, Mactromeris montereyana, Mactromeris muliniaformis, Mactromeris pittsburgensis, Mactromeris polynyma, Mactromeris ramonensis, Mactromeris rushi, Mactromeris sectoris, Mactromeris tejonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (2: Washington)

• Pliocene of United States (12: California, Oregon)

• Miocene of United States (18: Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington)

• Oligocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), United States (15: California, Washington)

Total: 49 collections including 50 occurrences

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