Callocardia (Agriopoma) gatunensis Dall 1903 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Agriopoma (Pitarella) gatunensis, Agriopoma gatunensis, Callocardia gatunensis, Pitarella (Pitarella) gatunensis

Belongs to Callocardia (Agriopoma) according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Anderson 1929, Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Olsson 1922, Woodring 1964 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Callocardia (Agriopoma) aresta, Callocardia (Agriopoma) castoriana, Callocardia (Agriopoma) catharia, Callocardia (Agriopoma) chioneformis, Callocardia (Agriopoma) prunensis, Callocardia (Agriopoma) subnasuta, Callocardia (Agriopoma) texasiana

Subtaxa: Callocardia (Agriopoma) gatunensis multifilosa

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (4), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (2), Panama (64), Trinidad and Tobago (2)

Total: 76 collections each including a single occurrence

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