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Mya (Arenomya) arenaria Linnaeus 1758 (softshell clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Myidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 101900

Alternative combination: Mya arenaria

Synonym: Mya japonica Jay 1857 (taxon 101801)

Belongs to Mya (Arenomya) according to A. I. Kafanov et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Mya (Arenomya) grewingki, Mya (Arenomya) marujamensis, Mya (Arenomya) nucleoides, Mya (Arenomya) profundior, Mya (Arenomya) ugolnensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder