Pitar parisiensis Deshayes 1857 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Cytherea parisiensis, Meretrix parisiensis, Pitar (Calpitaria) parisiensis

Full reference: G.P. Deshayes. 1857. Description des Animaux sans Vertébres découverts dans le Bassin des Paris 1(2):81-392

Belongs to Pitar according to Tracey et al 1995

See also Deshayes 1857

Sister taxa: Meretrix (Pitar) dalikiensis, Pitar (Calpitaria), Pitar (Chionella), Pitar (Cordiopsis), Pitar (Costellipitar), Pitar (Hyphantosoma), Pitar (Lamelliconcha), Pitar (Nanopitar), Pitar (Paradione), Pitar (Pitar), Pitar (Pitar) nuttali, Pitar (Pitarenus), Pitar (Pitarina), Pitar addicotti, Pitar albidus, Pitar baylii, Pitar cedroensis, Pitar colchaguana, Pitar cordatus, Pitar mancorensis, Pitar morrhuanus, Pitar murphyi, Pitar palmeri, Pitar petropolitanus, Pitar porrecta, Pitar rostratus, Pitar salanga, Pitar sciaena, Pitar securiformis, Pitar simpsoni, Pitar sorachiensis, Pitar subarestus, Pitar transversus, Cytherea (Caryatis) pratti

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (4 collections), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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