Tivelina rustica Deshayes 1825 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Cytherea rustica, Meretrix rustica

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

Sister taxa: Tivelina analoga, Tivelina baudoni, Tivelina capsuloides, Tivelina coislinensis, Tivelina delicatina, Tivelina deltoidea, Tivelina dixoni, Tivelina gibbosula, Tivelina nuculoides, Tivelina parameces, Tivelina siliqua, Tivelina sphenarium, Tivelina subquadrangularis, Tivelina tellinaria, Tivelina vincentiana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Saint-Vast-les-Mello, Barisseuse (Eocene of France)

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