Pleuromeris acaris Dall 1903 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combination: Venericardia (Pteromeris) acaris

Full reference: W. H. Dall. 1903. Contributions to the Tertiary Fauna of Florida (Part 6). Transactions of the Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia 3(6):1219-1654

Belongs to Pleuromeris according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Dall 1903

Sister taxa: Pleuromeris (Choniocardia), Pleuromeris archaenepeanenesis, Pleuromeris auroraensis, Pleuromeris conradiana, Pleuromeris decemcostata, Pleuromeris elegantoides, Pleuromeris finlayi, Pleuromeris hectori, Pleuromeris inflatior, Pleuromeris inflator, Pleuromeris instata, Pleuromeris kapuaensis, Pleuromeris marshalli, Pleuromeris murdochi, Pleuromeris otamateaensis, Pleuromeris paucicostata, Pleuromeris pecten, Pleuromeris prolutea, Pleuromeris tridentata, Pleuromeris waitotarana, Venericardia (Pleuromeris) parva, Venericardia (Pleuromeris) scitula, Venericardia (Pleuromeris) scituloides, Venericardia (Pleuromeris) tellia, Venericardia (Pleuromeris) tortidens

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Jamaica (3 collections)

• Miocene of Panama (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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