Calva Popenoe 1937 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: W. P. Popenoe. 1937. Upper Cretaceous Mollusca from Southern California. Journal of Paleontology 11(5):379-402

Parent taxon: Pitarinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Popenoe 1937 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amiantis, Callocardia, Callpita, Hysteroconcha, Lioconcha, Chimela, Nitidavenus, Pseudaphrodina, Agriopoma, Goshoraia, Katherinella, Callistina, Pitar, Larma, Notocallista, Austrocallista, Pseudamiantis, Saxidomus, Nutricola, Rhabdopitaria, Dosiniopsis, Pelecyora, Marwickia, Trigonocallista, Dollfusia, Costacallista, Aphrodina, Mesocallista, Lamelliconcha

Subtaxa: Calva (Egelicalva) Calva bowersiana Calva peninsularis Calva regina

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Type: Calva regina

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mexico (2 collections), Mozambique (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (74: California)

Total: 79 collections including 81 occurrences

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