Venericardia nodifera Kellum 1926 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combination: Glyptoactis nodifera

Full reference: L.B. Kellum. 1926. Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Castle Hayne and Trent Marls in North Carolina. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (143)1-56

Belongs to Venericardia according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Kellum 1926, Richards 1943 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Cardita (Venericardia) frauscheri, Cardita (Venericardia) laurae, Cardita (Venericardia) pseudonodulosa, Venericardia (Clairbornicardia), Venericardia (Leuroactis), Venericardia (Pacificor), Venericardia (Rotundicardia), Venericardia (Venericardia), Venericardia (Venericor), Venericardia aizyensis, Venericardia ameghinorum, Venericardia ameliae, Venericardia apodensata, Venericardia barroneti, Venericardia beaumonti, Venericardia bistrovi, Venericardia bonificae, Venericardia brassica, Venericardia buruca, Venericardia camachoi, Venericardia capricornis, Venericardia carolinensis, Venericardia clarki, Venericardia complanata, Venericardia complexicosta, Venericardia compressa, Venericardia crescentensis, Venericardia crossensis, Venericardia crucedemaionis, Venericardia domenginica, Venericardia eoa, Venericardia gulielmi, Venericardia hamiltonensis, Venericardia heterocostata, Venericardia hornii, Venericardia imbricata, Venericardia inflatior, Venericardia isaurae, Venericardia jaquinoti, Venericardia maudensis, Venericardia minuta, Venericardia natchitoches, Venericardia nauliensis, Venericardia olga, Venericardia pakistanica, Venericardia perimetra, Venericardia philotima, Venericardia praecisa, Venericardia pseudowilmotii, Venericardia rosii, Venericardia semiinflata, Venericardia simillina, Venericardia simplex, Venericardia soriensis, Venericardia stewarti, Venericardia thalassoplekta, Venericardia thaleia, Venericardia tokudai, Venericardia tortidens, Venericardia trinidadensis, Venericardia vicksburgiana, Venericardia waynensis, Venericardia yakatagensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS 10655 (John Gilette Farm), Silverdale, Trent marl, Onslow Co., NC, which is in a Miocene marine marl/sandstone in the Trent Formation of North Carolina

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Florida, North Carolina collections)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (4: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (2: North Carolina)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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