Clausinella fasciata da Costa 1778 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Pectunculus fasciatus, Venus fasciata

Belongs to Clausinella according to Howson 1997

See also Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Clausinella gayi, Clausinella persica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ireland (1 collection), Italy (1), Morocco (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Pliocene of the United Kingdom (3)

• Miocene of Cyprus (1), Italy (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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