Gouldia (Gouldia) minima Montagu 1803 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Circe minima, Gouldia minima, Venus minima

Belongs to Gouldia (Gouldia) according to H. Moths et al. 2010

See also Bosselaers et al. 2004, Hendy 2007 and Woods 1850

Sister taxon: Gouldia (Gouldia) vetula

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), Spain (2), Turkey (2)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), Greece (1), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Miocene of Austria (4), Belgium (3), Cyprus (2), Germany (42), India (1), Italy (1), Morocco (4), the Netherlands (1), Poland (5)

Total: 76 collections each including a single occurrence

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