Pelecyora aequilateralis Gabb 1869 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Pitaria aequilateralis, Venus aequilateralis

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1869. Section II. Cretaceous Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 127-205

Belongs to Pelecyora according to R. B. Stewart 1930

See also Gabb 1869, Hanna 1927 and Squires 1999

Sister taxa: Pelecyora (Cordiopsis), Pelecyora (Pelecyora), Pelecyora (Sinodiopsis)

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of United States (17: California, Oregon collections)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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