Purpurocardia waikohuensis Marwick 1931 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combinations: Venericardia (Venericardia) waikohuensis, Venericardia waikohuensis

Full reference: J. A. Marwick. 1931. The Tertiary Mollusca of the Gisborne District. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 13:1-177

Belongs to Purpurocardia according to A. G. Beu et al. 1990

See also Fleming 1966 and Marwick 1931

Sister taxa: Purpurocardia beata, Purpurocardia fyfei, Purpurocardia haskelli, Purpurocardia lillei, Purpurocardia penerectangularis, Purpurocardia perscrupulosa, Purpurocardia purpurata, Purpurocardia southlandica, Purpurocardia titirangiensis, Purpurocardia urutiensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Purpurocardia waikohuensis in the database

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