Hysteroconcha rosea vanwinkleae Olsson 1922 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Pitaria (Lamelliconcha) vanwinkleae, Pitaria vanwinkleae

Synonym: Pitaria rosea wiedenmayeri Hodson 1931

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Hysteroconcha rosea according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Hodson and Hodson 1931

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Hysteroconcha rosea vanwinkleae: PRI 21320, a shell
  • Pitaria rosea wiedenmayeri:

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Hill No. 3, Banana River [Rio Banano Fm] (Pliocene of Costa Rica)

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