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Mactrotoma californica Conrad 1837 (surfclam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Mactridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 293164

Alternative combinations: Mactra (Mactrotoma) californica, Mactra californica, Mactrotoma (Micromactra) californica, Micromactra californica

Belongs to Mactrotoma according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Mactrotoma angusta, Mactrotoma fragilis, Mactrotoma isthmica, Mactrotoma nasuta, Mactrotoma quirosana, Mactrotoma velata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder