Purpurocardia titirangiensis Marwick 1943 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combinations: Venericardia (Venericardia) titirangiensis, Venericardia titirangiensis

Synonym: Venericardia martini Marwick 1928 [replaced name]

Full reference: J. A. Marwick. 1943. Some Tertiary Mollusca from North Otago. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 73:181-192

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

See also Fleming 1966, Marwick 1928 and Marwick 1943

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

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

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