Ruditapes Chiamenti 1900 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cyclorisma, Cyclorismina, Eumarcia, Flaventia, Gomphina, Granicorium, Irus, Katelysia, Legumen, Liocyma, Marcia, Mercimonia, Paphia, Paraesa, Retrotapes, Sinonia, Tapes, Textivenus, Venerella, Veneritapes

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (2 collections), New Zealand (1)

• Pliocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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