Timoclea ovata Pennant 1777 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Venus ovata

Belongs to Timoclea according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Chione (Timoclea) picta, Timoclea (Glycydonta), Timoclea (Timoclea), Timoclea costellifera, Timoclea grus, Timoclea imbricata, Timoclea marica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (8)

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), Greece (1), Italy (2), the Netherlands (1), the United Kingdom (4)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Bulgaria (2), Cyprus (4), France (1), Germany (1), Italy (3), Morocco (1)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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