Venericardia ameliae Peron 1928 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combination: Venericardia beaumonti ameliae

Belongs to Venericardia according to E. Gliozzi and A. Malatesta 1983

See also Dartevelle and Freneix 1957

Sister taxa: Cardita (Venericardia) frauscheri, Cardita (Venericardia) laurae, Cardita (Venericardia) pseudonodulosa, Venericardia (Clairbornicardia), Venericardia (Leuroactis), Venericardia (Pacificor), Venericardia (Rotundicardia), Venericardia (Venericardia), Venericardia (Venericor), Venericardia aizyensis, Venericardia ameghinorum, Venericardia apodensata, Venericardia barroneti, Venericardia beaumonti, Venericardia bistrovi, Venericardia bonificae, Venericardia brassica, Venericardia buruca, Venericardia camachoi, Venericardia capricornis, Venericardia carolinensis, Venericardia castor, Venericardia complanata, Venericardia complexicosta, Venericardia crossensis, Venericardia crucedemaionis, Venericardia domenginica, Venericardia eoa, Venericardia gulielmi, Venericardia hamiltonensis, Venericardia heterocostata, Venericardia hornii, Venericardia imbricata, Venericardia inflatior, Venericardia isaurae, Venericardia jaquinoti, Venericardia maudensis, Venericardia minuta, Venericardia natchitoches, Venericardia nauliensis, Venericardia nodifera, Venericardia olga, Venericardia pakistanica, Venericardia perimetra, Venericardia philotima, Venericardia praecisa, Venericardia pseudowilmotii, Venericardia rosii, Venericardia semiinflata, Venericardia simillina, Venericardia simplex, Venericardia soriensis, Venericardia stewarti, Venericardia thalassoplekta, Venericardia thaleia, Venericardia tokudai, Venericardia tortidens, Venericardia trinidadensis, Venericardia vicksburgiana, Venericardia waynensis, Venericardia yakatagensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Rio Tembe, Gala (Cretaceous of Mozambique)

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