Tivela (Pachydesma) inezana Conrad 1849 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Pachydesma inezana

Belongs to Tivela (Pachydesma) according to C. M. Wagner and K. H. Schilling 1923

Sister taxa: Pachydesma sulcataria, Tivela (Pachydesma) diabloensis, Tivela (Pachydesma) gabbi, Tivela (Pachydesma) stultorum

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (12: California collections)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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