Venericardia (Cyclocardia) yokoyamai Oyama and Mizuno 1958 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combination: Venericardia yokoyamai

Full reference: K. Oyama and A. Mizuno. 1958. n the New Forms of Paleogene Molluscs from Japan. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan 9:589-606

Belongs to Venericardia (Cyclocardia) according to Oyama and Mizuno 1958

Sister taxa: Cardita (Cyclocardia) steinkei, Cyclocardia (Arcturellina), Cyclocardia (Cyclocardia), Cyclocardia (Vimentum), Cyclocardia abesinaiensis, Cyclocardia akagii, Cyclocardia borealis, Cyclocardia castrana, Cyclocardia christiei, Cyclocardia dodairensis, Cyclocardia granulata, Cyclocardia hannai, Cyclocardia hannibali, Cyclocardia kurilensis, Cyclocardia mesembria, Cyclocardia moniligena, Cyclocardia novangliae, Cyclocardia pseutella, Cyclocardia spurca, Cyclocardia subtenta, Cyclocardia terryi, Cyclocardia tokunagai, Cyclocardia trentensis, Cyclocardia velutinus, Cyclocardia ventricosa, Cyclocardia yoshidai, Cyclocardia zuliana, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) ferruginea, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) harukii, Venericardia (Cyclocardia) otatsumei

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Japan (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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