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Sphenia meganosensis Clark and Woodford 1927 (softshell clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Myidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66893

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 Sphenia according to B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford 1927

Sister taxa: Sphenia aequilateralis, Sphenia angusta, Sphenia angustata, Sphenia cuneiformis, Sphenia donaciformis, Sphenia dubia, Sphenia iheringiana, Sphenia myalis, Sphenia passyana, Sphenia pusilla, Sphenia radiatula, Sphenia terquemi

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder