Eurhomalea fuenzalidai Philippi 1887 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Venus fuenzalidae

Belongs to Eurhomalea according to N. Malumian et al. 1978

Sister taxa: Eurhomalea antarctica, Eurhomalea difficilis, Eurhomalea florentinoi, Eurhomalea inflata, Eurhomalea lenticularis, Eurhomalea navidadiformis, Eurhomalea newtoni, Eurhomalea rufa

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Chile (1 collection)

• Miocene of Peru (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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