Venericardia crucedemaionis Maury 1912 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1912. A contribution to the paleontology of Trinidad. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 15:1-112

Belongs to Venericardia according to C. J. Maury 1912

Sister taxa: Cardita (Venericardia) frauscheri, Cardita (Venericardia) laurae, Cardita (Venericardia) pseudonodulosa, Venericardia (Clairbornicardia), Venericardia (Leuroactis), Venericardia (Pacificor), Venericardia (Rotundicardia), Venericardia (Venericardia), Venericardia (Venericor), Venericardia aizyensis, Venericardia ameghinorum, Venericardia ameliae, Venericardia apodensata, Venericardia barroneti, Venericardia beaumonti, Venericardia bistrovi, Venericardia bonificae, Venericardia brassica, Venericardia buruca, Venericardia camachoi, Venericardia capricornis, Venericardia carolinensis, Venericardia clarki, Venericardia complanata, Venericardia complexicosta, Venericardia compressa, Venericardia crescentensis, Venericardia crossensis, Venericardia domenginica, Venericardia eoa, Venericardia gulielmi, Venericardia hamiltonensis, Venericardia heterocostata, Venericardia hornii, Venericardia imbricata, Venericardia inflatior, Venericardia isaurae, Venericardia jaquinoti, Venericardia maudensis, Venericardia minuta, Venericardia natchitoches, Venericardia nauliensis, Venericardia nodifera, Venericardia olga, Venericardia pakistanica, Venericardia perimetra, Venericardia philotima, Venericardia praecisa, Venericardia pseudowilmotii, Venericardia rosii, Venericardia semiinflata, Venericardia simillina, Venericardia simplex, Venericardia soriensis, Venericardia stewarti, Venericardia thalassoplekta, Venericardia thaleia, Venericardia tokudai, Venericardia tortidens, Venericardia trinidadensis, Venericardia vicksburgiana, Venericardia waynensis, Venericardia yakatagensis

Type specimen: PRI (unknown number), a partial shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Bed No. 8, Soldado Rock (Eocene of Trinidad and Tobago)

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