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Crassatella meganosensis Clark and Woodford 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 168156

Alternative combination: Crassatellites meganosensis

Full reference: B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford. 1927. The geology and paleontology of the type section of the Meganos Formation (lower Middle Eocene) of California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 17(2):63-142

Belongs to Crassatella according to E. J. Moore 2002

Sister taxa: Crassatella (Crassatella), Crassatella (Landinia), Crassatella (Pachythaerus), Crassatella alta, Crassatella aquiana, Crassatella arcacea, Crassatella astartiformis, Crassatella carcarensis, Crassatella carolinensis, Crassatella compressa, Crassatella corioensis, Crassatella corrugata, Crassatella cygnea, Crassatella dennanti, Crassatella dennati, Crassatella densus, Crassatella desmaresti, Crassatella eutawcolens, Crassatella fusca, Crassatella granti, Crassatella hauniensis, Crassatella hodgei, Crassatella kalitensis, Crassatella longior, Crassatella neorhynchus, Crassatella patagonica, Crassatella pedroi, Crassatella plumbea, Crassatella portelli, Crassatella radiata, Crassatella rafaeli, Crassatella scutellaria, Crassatella subregularis, Crassatella sulcata, Crassatella symmetrica, Crassatella texalta, Crassatella tumidula, Crassatella uvasana, Crassatella vadosa, Crassatella willcoxi, Crassatellites neusensis, Crassatellites (Crassatellites), Crassatellites camurus, Crassatellites merriami, Crassatellites stillwaterensis, Crassatellites berryi, Crassatellites maroimensis, Crassatellites exiguus, Crassatellites lincolnensis, Crassatellites dalli, Crassatellites paramesus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder