Cyprimeria Conrad 1864 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

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

See also Popenoe 1937, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Cyclina, Cyclinella, Luciploma

Subtaxa: Cyprimeria discus Cyprimeria moorei

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of India (1 collection), Indonesia (1)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Austria (2), Belgium (1), France (1), Germany (1), Greenland (1), Hungary (1), India (1), Mexico (6), the Netherlands (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), USSR (5), United States (246: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 272 collections including 321 occurrences

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