Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) venezuelana Hodson 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Alternative combinations: Crassatella (Eucrassatella) trinitaria venezuelanus, Crassatellites trinitarius venezuelanus, Eucrassatella trinitaria venezuelana

Belongs to Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Barrios 1960 and Jung 1965

Sister taxa: Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) berryi, Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) elassa, Eucrassatella (Hybolophus) trinitaria, Hybolophus disenum, Hybolophus gibbosus, Hybolophus maleficae, Hybolophus nelsoni, Hybolophus terrestris

Type specimen: PRI 21999, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Colombia (36 collections), Mexico (1), Panama (1), Venezuela (2)

Total: 40 collections each including a single occurrence

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