ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Mactromeris polynyma Stimpson 1860 (clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Mactridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108163

Alternative combinations: Mactra polynyma, Spisula polynyma

Synonyms: Mactra voyi Gabb 1866 (no. 293195), Spisula (Hemimactra) voyi Gabb 1866 (no. 381608), Spisula voyi Gabb 1866 (no. 293196)

Belongs to Mactromeris according to P. W. Moerdijk 2003

Sister taxa: Mactromeris abbotti, Mactromeris acutirostrata, Mactromeris albaria, Mactromeris bisculpturata, Mactromeris brevirostrata, Mactromeris catilliformis, Mactromeris eugenensis, Mactromeris hemphillii, Mactromeris mercedensis, Mactromeris merriami, Mactromeris montereyana, Mactromeris muliniaformis, Mactromeris pittsburgensis, Mactromeris ramonensis, Mactromeris rushi, Mactromeris sectoris, Mactromeris tejonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder