Gouldia cerina Adams 1845 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Thetis cerina

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

See also da Silva Forti 1969 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Gouldia (Circenita), Gouldia (Gouldia), Gouldia (Gouldiopa), Gouldia (Paragouldia), Gouldia alta, Gouldia californica, Gouldia camachoi, Gouldia circularis, Gouldia costaricensis, Gouldia insularis, Gouldia minuta, Gouldia subpusilla

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Cayman Islands (3), Panama (1), United States (4: Florida), Uruguay (2)

• Pliocene of Venezuela (4)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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