Periglypta multicostata Sowerby 1835 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Antigona multicostata, Venus multicostata

Belongs to Periglypta according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Periglypta caesarina, Periglypta caribbeana, Periglypta listeri, Periglypta puerpera, Periglypta reticulata, Periglypta tamiamensis, Periglypta tarquinia, Periglypta weegeeree

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Ecuador (2 collections), Mexico (3)

• Pliocene of Panama (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Haiti (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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