Clementia (Egesta) peruviana Olsson 1928 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative combination: Clementia (Clementia) peruviana

Belongs to Clementia (Egesta) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Olsson and Richards 1961

Sister taxa: Clementia (Egesta) grayi, Clementia (Egesta) pertenuis, Egesta peruviana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Oligocene of Colombia (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Peru (4)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), the Netherlands Antilles (2), Peru (10)

Total: 19 collections including 20 occurrences

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