Lamelliconcha clarki Dickerson 1917 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combinations: Pitar (Lamelliconcha) clarki, Pitar clarki, Pitaria (Lamelliconcha) clarki, Pitaria clarki

Belongs to Lamelliconcha according to A. J. W. Hendy 2017

See also Hickman 2015 and Weaver 1942

Sister taxa: Hysteroconcha (Lamelliconcha) protophilippinarum, Lamelliconcha acutecostata, Lamelliconcha aequicincta, Lamelliconcha anona, Lamelliconcha ayabaca, Lamelliconcha boucaryensis, Lamelliconcha casta, Lamelliconcha charanica, Lamelliconcha circinata, Lamelliconcha concinna, Lamelliconcha cora, Lamelliconcha guppyana, Lamelliconcha hillii, Lamelliconcha labreana, Lamelliconcha mellisa, Lamelliconcha musanica, Lamelliconcha negritensis, Lamelliconcha parinensis, Lamelliconcha paytensis, Lamelliconcha samanensis, Lamelliconcha saponaria, Lamelliconcha tortuosus, Lamelliconcha unicolor, Lamelliconcha vinaceus, Lamelliconcha wolfi, Pitaria (Lamelliconcha) baldryi, Pitaria (Lamelliconcha) eocenica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon)

• Eocene of United States (15: California, Oregon)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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