Nutricola tantilla Gould 1853 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Transenella tantilla, Transennella tantilla, Venus tantillus

Belongs to Nutricola according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

See also Valentine 1957 and Vedder and Norris 1963

Sister taxa: Nutricola cymata, Nutricola humilis, Nutricola lordi, Nutricola ovalis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (5 collections), United States (19: California, Oregon)

• Pliocene of United States (4: California)

• Miocene of United States (3: California)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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