Macrocallista (Macrocallista) acuminata Dall 1903 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Macrocallista (Paradione) acuminata, Macrocallista acuminata

Belongs to Macrocallista (Macrocallista) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Gardner 1947 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Macrocallista (Macrocallista) nimbosa, Macrocallista (Macrocallista) reposta

Type specimen: USNM 114631, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of United States (4: Florida collections)

• Oligocene of United States (2: North Carolina)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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