Clementia Gray 1847 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative spelling: Venus (Clementia)

Parent taxon: Clementiinae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

See also Gardner 1947, Glenn 1904, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Mukerjee 1939, Perrilliat 1992, Perrilliat 1994, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Vredenburg 1928, Ward 1992 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxon: Psathura

Subtaxa: Clementia (Clementia) Clementia (Egesta) Clementia elongata Clementia fischeri Clementia inequalis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Djibouti (2), Egypt (1), Eritrea (2), Japan (2), Kenya (2), Pakistan (1), Yemen (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (1), India (1), Indonesia (2), Japan (4), Pakistan (4), the Philippines (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (6), Colombia (20), Ecuador (6), India (4), Indonesia (4), Iran (2), Japan (4), Mexico (10), Pakistan (6), Panama (54), Peru (5), the Philippines (1), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Somalia (5), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (44: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey), Venezuela (17)

• Oligocene of Colombia (1), Ecuador (1), Pakistan (2), Panama (1), Peru (4), Puerto Rico (8), United States (11: California), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Colombia (2), the Netherlands Antilles (3), Peru (15), the United Kingdom (2), Venezuela (4)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

Total: 280 collections including 289 occurrences

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