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Crassinella pacifica Adams 1852 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167926

Alternative combination: Gouldia pacifica

Synonyms: Astarte (Crassinella) branneri Arnold 1903 (no. 167928), Crassinella branneri Arnold 1903 (no. 167929), Crassinella mexicana Pilsbry and Lowe 1932 (no. 169187), Crassinella quintinensis Manger 1934 (no. 169188)

Belongs to Crassinella according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Crassatellites (Crassinella) aldrichianus, Crassatellites (Crassinella) duplinianus, Crassatellites (Crassinella) galvestonensis, Crassinella acutus, Crassinella bowdenensis, Crassinella clementia, Crassinella guadalupensis, Crassinella guppyi, Crassinella haylocki, Crassinella johnsoni, Crassinella lunulata, Crassinella maldonadoensis, Crassinella martinicensis, Crassinella midiensis, Crassinella minor, Crassinella nuculiformis, Crassinella pygmaea, Crassinella variablis, Crassinella varians, Crassinella xena

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder