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Cryptomya californica Conrad 1837 (softshell clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Myidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 98037

Alternative combination: Sphaenia californica

Synonym: Cryptomya oregonensis Dall 1909 (taxon 98034)

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

Sister taxon: Cryptomya ovalis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder