Cyclinella cyclica Guppy 1866 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Cyclina cyclica, Dosinia cyclica

Synonyms: Cyclinella gatunensis Dall 1903, Cyclinella venezuelana Hodson 1927

Belongs to Cyclinella according to M. C. Perrilliat 1992

See also Anderson 1929, Brown and Pilsbry 1911 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Cyclinella beteyensis, Cyclinella falconensis, Cyclinella galera, Cyclinella harrisi, Cyclinella jadisi, Cyclinella subquadrata, Cyclinella tenuis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Colombia (2 collections), Mexico (4), Panama (24), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (4)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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