Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Solen clarki Weaver and Palmer 1922 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida - Solenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 356101

Full reference: C. E. Weaver and K. Palmer. 1922. Fauna from the Eocene of Washington. University of Washington Publications in Geology 1(3):1-56

Belongs to Solen according to C. E. Weaver and K. Palmer 1922

Sister taxa: Solen (Ensisolen), Solen (Hypogella), Solen (Solen), Solen clallamensis, Solen columbianus, Solen cuneatus, Solen curtus, Solen dombeii, Solen domenginicus, Solen ensis, Solen fonesi, Solen grandis, Solen intermedius, Solen lincolnensis, Solen lisbonensis, Solen marginatus, Solen novacularis, Solen sicarius, Solen siliqua, Solen sordidus, Solen townsendensis, Solen vagina, Solen vaginoides

Type specimen: Its type locality is UW 342, which is in a Bartonian marine horizon in the Cowlitz Formation of Washington

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 52.0 x 17.0