Lirophora vredenburgi Ward 1992 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: L. W. Ward. 1992. Molluscan biostratigraphy of the Miocene Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain of North America. Virginia Museum of Natural History 2

Belongs to Lirophora according to L. W. Ward 1992

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

Type specimen: USNM 405281, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: Virginia collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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