Pitar (Hyphantosoma) simonnei Dey 1961 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: A. K. Dey. 1961. The Miocene Mollusca from Quilon, Kerala (India). Palaeontologica Indica 36

Belongs to Pitar (Hyphantosoma) according to A. K. Dey 1961

Sister taxa: Pitar (Hyphantosoma) carbaseus, Pitar (Hyphantosoma) centangulatus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of India (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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