Purpurocardia southlandica Fleming 1955 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combinations: Venericardia (Venericardia) southlandica, Venericardia southlandica

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

See also Fleming 1966

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

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

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

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