Periglypta Jukes-Browne 1914 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Parent taxon: Venerinae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Freneix et al. 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Antigona, Artena, Callithaca, Chione, Chioneryx, Chionista, Chionopsis, Circomphalus, Clausinella, Dosina, Dosiniini, Globivenus, Humilaria, Iliochione, Irusella, Kuia, Leukoma, Marama, Melosia, Mercenaria, Paphonotia, Proxichione, Tapetini, Tawera, Turia, Venerini, Venus, Anomalocardia, Bassina, Placamen, Nioche, Timoclea, Austrovenus, Lirophora, Mclelannia

Subtaxa: Periglypta caesarina Periglypta caribbeana Periglypta listeri Periglypta multicostata Periglypta puerpera Periglypta reticulata Periglypta tamiamensis Periglypta tarquinia Periglypta weegeeree

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Type: Venus puerpera

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Cayman Islands (2), Cuba (2), Djibouti (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (2), Egypt (3), Eritrea (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Kenya (5), Mexico (3), New Zealand (7), Pakistan (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (2), Tonga (3), United States (15: Hawaii), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (2), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (3), Japan (1), Panama (2), United States (1: California), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Anguilla (2), Australia (2), Austria (6), Brazil (1), Colombia (4), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Egypt (2), France (1), Haiti (1), Hungary (1), India (2), Japan (1), Morocco (2), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (5), Panama (6), Puerto Rico (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sri Lanka (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), France (3), Iran (1), Pakistan (3), Puerto Rico (1), United States (4: Georgia)

• Eocene of Australia (4)

Total: 138 collections including 141 occurrences

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