Ameghinomya antiqua King 1832 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Protothaca antiqua, Venus antiqua

Synonym: Chione pampeana Ihering 1907

Belongs to Ameghinomya according to D. PĂ©rez et al. 2013

See also da Silva Forti 1969, Ortlieb et al. 1990 and Rosenberg 2005

Sister taxa: Ameghinomya argentina, Ameghinomya camachoi, Ameghinomya chiloensis, Ameghinomya coquandi, Ameghinomya darwini, Ameghinomya meridionalis, Ameghinomya meridonalis, Ameghinomya volckmanni

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Argentina (12 collections), Brazil (7), Chile (7)

• Pliocene of Chile (1)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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