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Cardiomya pectinata Carpenter 1864 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Cuspidariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 315291

Alternative combination: Neaera pectinata

Synonyms: Cardiomya isolirata Bernard 1969 (no. 315294), Cardiomya oldroydi Dall 1924 (no. 315293), Cuspidaria (Cardiomya) californica Dall 1886 (no. 315292)

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

Sister taxa: Cardiomya (Bowdenia), Cardiomya (Cardiomya), Cardiomya anaticepsella, Cardiomya comstockensis, Cardiomya costellata, Cardiomya didyma, Cardiomya domenginica, Cardiomya elegantissima, Cardiomya gouldiana, Cardiomya mansfieldi, Cardiomya ornatissima, Cardiomya pavascotti, Cardiomya silverensis, Cardiomya turneri

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore