Pelecyora Dall 1902 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

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

See also Freneix et al. 1988, Marasti 1973, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

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

Subtaxa: Pelecyora (Cordiopsis) Pelecyora (Pelecyora)

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Thailand (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Algeria (3), Italy (3), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (3), Germany (9), Italy (9), Poland (2), Portugal (1), Slovakia (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), United States (21: Alabama, California, Oregon)

Total: 60 collections including 63 occurrences

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