Placamen Iredale 1925 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

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

See also Lamprell and Whitehead 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Antigona, Artena, Callithaca, Chione, Chioneryx, Chionista, Chionopsis, Circomphalus, Clausinella, Dosina, Dosiniini, Globivenus, Humilaria, Iliochione, Irusella, Kuia, Leukoma, Marama, Melosia, Mercenaria, Paphonotia, Paraesa, Periglypta, Proxichione, Tapetini, Tawera, Turia, Venerini, Venus, Timoclea, Lirophora, Ameghinomya, Austrovenus, Anomalocardia, Nioche, Hinemoana, Bassina

Subtaxa: Placamen calophyllum Placamen gravescens Placamen tiara Placemen placidum

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (4 collections), Japan (1), the Philippines (1), Taiwan (8)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (9)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), Indonesia (2), the Philippines (2)

• Miocene of Australia (6), Indonesia (3), the Philippines (1)

• Eocene of Australia (2)

Total: 41 collections including 42 occurrences

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