Petricola (Petricola) Lamarck 1801 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Parent taxon: Petricola according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Petricola (Claudiconcha), Petricola (Petricolaria), Petricola (Petricoxenica), Petricola calvertensis, Petricola claibornensis, Petricola harrisii, Petricola lapicida, Petricola millestriata, Petricola olssoni, Petricola pectorosa, Petricola rugosa

Subtaxa: Petricola (Petricola) carditoides

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Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (7 collections), United States (9: California), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of United States (2: California), Venezuela (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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