Textivenus Cossmann 1886 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative spelling: Katelysia (Textivenus)

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

See also Le Renard and Pacaud 1995 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Katelysia (Textivenus) complanatus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (1 collection), United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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