Gemma magna majorina Gardner 1943 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Full reference: J. A. Gardner. 1943. Mollusca from the Miocene and Lower Pliocene of Virginia and North Carolina. Part 1. Pelecypoda. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 199(A):1-178

Belongs to Gemma magna according to J. A. Gardner 1943

Sister taxa: Gemma magna insulcata, Gemma magna striata, Gemma magna virginiana

Type specimen: USNM 325566, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Gemma magna majorina in the database

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