Costacallista laevigata Lamarck 1806 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Callista laevigata, Cytherea laevigata, Macrocallista laevigata, Meretrix laevigata

Belongs to Costacallista according to J. Le Renard and J.-M. Pacaud 1995

Sister taxa: Callista (Costacallista) aequorea, Costacallista canoasensis, Costacallista erycina, Costacallista gabrielensis, Costacallista hectori, Costacallista leiotera, Costacallista mancorensis, Costacallista mortoni, Costacallista suberycinoides, Macrocallista (Costacallista) emmonsi, Macrocallista (Costacallista) pseudoumbonella, Macrocallista (Costacallista) pseudoyawensis, Macrocallista (Costacallista) steinekei

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (9 collections), the United Kingdom (5)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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