Pitaria buenavistana Hodson 1927 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Belongs to Pitaria according to H. K. Hodson 1927

Sister taxa: Pitaria (Pitaria), Pitaria altoumbonata, Pitaria ashiyaensis, Pitaria baldryi, Pitaria behri, Pitaria calcanea, Pitaria concinna, Pitaria conradi, Pitaria kyushuensis, Pitaria matsumotoi, Pitaria obscurate, Pitaria palmeri, Pitaria silicifluvia, Pitaria stocki, Pitaria takashimaensis, Pitaria yasila, Pitaria yokoyamai

Subtaxa: Pitaria buenavistana buchivacoana

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Type specimen: PRI (no number), a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Hodson Loc. 155 (Miocene of Venezuela)

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