Lirophora (Lirophora) falconensis Hodson et al. 1927 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Chione (Lirophora) falconensis

Synonym: Chione (Lirophora) tembla Olsson 1964

Belongs to Lirophora (Lirophora) according to M. C. Perrilliat 1992

See also Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Lirophora (Lirophora) alveata, Lirophora (Lirophora) carlottae, Lirophora (Lirophora) cartagenensis, Lirophora (Lirophora) ceramota, Lirophora (Lirophora) chiriquiensis, Lirophora (Lirophora) grzybowski, Lirophora (Lirophora) latilirata, Lirophora (Lirophora) paphia, Lirophora (Lirophora) perduensis, Lirophora (Lirophora) quirosensis, Lirophora (Lirophora) riomaturensis, Lirophora (Lirophora) trimeris, Lirophora (Lirophora) usiacurina, Lirophora (Lirophora) victoria

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Miocene of Mexico (4), Panama (17), Venezuela (5)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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