Lamelliconcha samanensis Olsson 1928 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Pitaria (Lamelliconcha) samanensis

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1928. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of northern Peru: Part 1. Bulletins of American Paleontology 14(52)

Belongs to Lamelliconcha according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Olsson 1928

Sister taxa: Hysteroconcha (Lamelliconcha) protophilippinarum, Lamelliconcha acutecostata, Lamelliconcha aequicincta, Lamelliconcha anona, Lamelliconcha ayabaca, Lamelliconcha boucaryensis, Lamelliconcha casta, Lamelliconcha charanica, Lamelliconcha circinata, Lamelliconcha clarki, Lamelliconcha concinna, Lamelliconcha cora, Lamelliconcha guppyana, Lamelliconcha hillii, Lamelliconcha labreana, Lamelliconcha mellisa, Lamelliconcha musanica, Lamelliconcha negritensis, Lamelliconcha parinensis, Lamelliconcha paytensis, Lamelliconcha saponaria, Lamelliconcha tortuosus, Lamelliconcha unicolor, Lamelliconcha vinaceus, Lamelliconcha wolfi, Pitaria (Lamelliconcha) baldryi, Pitaria (Lamelliconcha) eocenica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Casa Saman [Saman Fm], which is in an Eocene coastal sandstone/conglomerate in the Saman Formation of Peru

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Peru (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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