Lamelliconcha Dall 1902 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative spellings: Hysteroconcha (Lamelliconcha), Pitaria (Lamelliconcha)

Parent taxon: Pitarinae according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Hickman 2015, Maury 1912, Mukerjee 1939, Olsson 1931, Sepkoski 2002 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Amiantis, Callocardia, Callpita, Hysteroconcha, Austrocallista, Rhabdopitaria, Marwickia, Aphrodina, Gilbertharrisella, Agriopoma, Nitidavenus, Larma, Notocallista, Callistina, Lepidocardia, Nutricola, Lioconcha, Rohea, Goshoraia, Costacallista, Callistalox, Pseudaphrodina, Loxo, Dollfusia, Egrona, Naulia, Rhaiphiale, Chimela, Trigonocallista, Dosiniopsis, Mesocallista, Pitar, Katherinella, Pseudamiantis, Pelecyora, Saxidomus

Subtaxa: Hysteroconcha (Lamelliconcha) protophilippinarum Lamelliconcha acutecostata Lamelliconcha aequicincta Lamelliconcha anona Lamelliconcha ayabaca Lamelliconcha boucaryensis Lamelliconcha casta Lamelliconcha charanica Lamelliconcha circinata Lamelliconcha clarki Lamelliconcha concinna Lamelliconcha cora Lamelliconcha guppyana Lamelliconcha hillii Lamelliconcha kawadai Lamelliconcha labreana Lamelliconcha mellisa Lamelliconcha musanica Lamelliconcha negritensis Lamelliconcha parinensis Lamelliconcha paytensis Lamelliconcha samanensis Lamelliconcha saponaria Lamelliconcha tortuosus Lamelliconcha unicolor Lamelliconcha vinaceus Lamelliconcha wolfi Pitaria (Lamelliconcha) baldryi Pitaria (Lamelliconcha) eocenica

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Type: Cytherea concinna

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ecuador (2), Panama (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (4), Costa Rica (9)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Colombia (7), the Dominican Republic (4), Ecuador (4), India (2), Japan (1), Panama (35), Peru (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Ecuador (1), Peru (2), United States (5: Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of Panama (6), Peru (12), United States (33: California, Oregon, Washington)

Total: 138 collections including 142 occurrences

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