Pitaria silicifluvia Dall 1916 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: W. H. Dall. 1916. A contribution to the invertebrate fauna of the Oligocene beds of Flint, River. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 51(2162):487-524

Belongs to Pitaria according to W. H. Dall 1916

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 stocki, Pitaria takashimaensis, Pitaria yasila, Pitaria yokoyamai

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USGS 7096 - Red Bluff (Flint River Fm) (Oligocene of Georgia)

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