Pitaria yasila Olsson 1930 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1930. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 3, Eocene Mollusca. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(62):1-164

Belongs to Pitaria according to A. A. Olsson 1930

Sister taxa: Pitaria (Pitaria), Pitaria altoumbonata, Pitaria ashiyaensis, Pitaria baldryi, Pitaria behri, Pitaria buenavistana, Pitaria calcanea, Pitaria concinna, Pitaria conradi, Pitaria kyushuensis, Pitaria matsumotoi, Pitaria obscurate, Pitaria palmeri, Pitaria silicifluvia, Pitaria stocki, Pitaria takashimaensis, Pitaria yokoyamai

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lomitos Cgl, Talara Fm - Yasila and Jaquay Cunas, which is in a Bartonian coastal sandstone in the Talara Formation of Peru

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Lomitos Cgl, Talara Fm - Yasila and Jaquay Cunas

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