Clementia (Egesta) pertenuis Gabb 1864 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Clementia pertenuis, Venus pertenuis

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1864. Description of the Cretaceous fossils. Geological Survey of California Palaeontology 1:57-217

Belongs to Clementia (Egesta) according to W. O. Addicott 1973

Sister taxa: Clementia (Egesta) grayi, Clementia (Egesta) peruviana, Egesta peruviana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (14: California collections)

• Oligocene of United States (11: California)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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