Venericardia hamiltonensis Clark 1932 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Full reference: B. L. Clark. 1932. Fauna of the Poul and Yakataga Formations (Upper Oligocene) of Southern Alaska. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 43:797-846

Belongs to Venericardia according to B. L. Clark 1932

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 ameliae, Venericardia apodensata, Venericardia barroneti, Venericardia beaumonti, Venericardia bistrovi, Venericardia bonificae, Venericardia brassica, Venericardia buruca, Venericardia camachoi, Venericardia capricornis, Venericardia carolinensis, Venericardia clarki, Venericardia complanata, Venericardia complexicosta, Venericardia compressa, Venericardia crescentensis, Venericardia crossensis, Venericardia crucedemaionis, Venericardia domenginica, Venericardia eoa, Venericardia gulielmi, 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

Type specimen: UCMP 12408. Its type locality is UCMP 3858, which is in a Chattian marine horizon in the Poul Creek Formation of Alaska.

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (2: Alaska collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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