Mya wilsoni Ward 1992 (softshell clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Myidae

Full reference: L. W. Ward. 1992. Molluscan biostratigraphy of the Miocene Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain of North America. Virginia Museum of Natural History 2

Belongs to Mya according to L. W. Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Mya (Arenomya), Mya (Geramya), Mya (Mya), Mya convexa, Mya cuneiformis, Mya dickersoni, Mya dilata, Mya ezoensis, Mya ilyinensis, Mya kovatschensis, Mya majanatschensis, Mya producta, Mya pseudoarenaria, Mya sachalinensis, Mya salmonensis, Mya schweinfurthi, Mya simplex, Mya tigilensis, Mya virgo

Type specimen: USNM 338603, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Virginia collection)

• Oligocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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