Lirophora (Panchione) mactropsis Conrad 1855 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Chione (Lirophora) mactropsis, Chione (Panchione) mactropsis, Chione mactropsis, Gratelupia mactropsis

Synonyms: Chione (Lirophora) ebergenyii Böse 1906, Chione ebergenyii Böse 1906, Lepas injudicata Pilsbry 1918, Venus (Chione) ebergenyii Böse 1906

Belongs to Lirophora (Panchione) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Anderson 1929, Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Olsson 1922, Olsson 1964 and Perrilliat and Flores-Guerrero 2011

Sister taxa: Lirophora (Panchione) buenavistana, Lirophora (Panchione) funiakensis, Lirophora (Panchione) ulocyma

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Colombia (2 collections), Costa Rica (2), Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (4), Ecuador (1), Panama (45), Venezuela (1)

Total: 56 collections each including a single occurrence

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