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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 A. J. W. Hendy 2020

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

Type specimen: UCMP 31283, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 79.0 x 68.0