Lirophora mariae d'Orbigny 1846 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Venus mariae

Synonym: Chione (Lirophora) gorgona Pilsbry and Olsson 1941

Belongs to Lirophora according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Pilsbry and Olsson 1941

Sister taxa: Chione (Lirophora) agraria, Chione (Lirophora) hendersonii, Chione (Lirophora) latilaminosa, Lirophora (Lirophora), Lirophora (Panchione), Lirophora dalli, Lirophora holocyma, Lirophora hotelensis, Lirophora parkeria, Lirophora vredenburgi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Mexico (1), Panama (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (4)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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