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Calyptogena (Calyptogena) chinookensis Squires and Goedert 1991 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Vesicomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 325416

Alternative combination: Adulomya chinookensis

Full reference: R. L. Squires and J. L. Goedert. 1991. New Late Eocene mollusks from localized limestone deposits formed by subduction-related methane seeps, Southwestern Washington. Journal of Paleontology 65(3):412-416

Belongs to Calyptogena (Calyptogena) according to R. L. Squires and J. L. Goedert 1991

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: LACMIP 12385, a shell. Its type locality is LACMIP 5802 Bear Creek, which is in a Priabonian marine limestone in Washington.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder