Pitar (Pitar) rudis Poli 1795 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Cytherea rudis, Venus rudis

Belongs to Pitar (Pitar) according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Pitar (Pitar) angelinae, Pitar (Pitar) calvimontana, Pitar (Pitar) carmenensis, Pitar (Pitar) cercadica, Pitar (Pitar) consanguineus, Pitar (Pitar) corbulina, Pitar (Pitar) coroanus, Pitar (Pitar) dalli, Pitar (Pitar) dinotus, Pitar (Pitar) distincta, Pitar (Pitar) euglyptus, Pitar (Pitar) gabrielensis, Pitar (Pitar) helenae, Pitar (Pitar) newcombinanus, Pitar (Pitar) ovatus, Pitar (Pitar) quirosanus, Pitar (Pitar) sapotanus, Pitar (Pitar) tumens, Pitar (Pitar) yasila

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections), Morocco (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (5), Italy (4), the United Kingdom (6)

• Miocene of Bulgaria (4), Italy (2), Morocco (3)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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