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Gouldia (Paragouldia) platycostata Miller III 1985 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 155061

Full reference: W. Miller III. 1985. A new species of Gouldia (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the Pleistocene of eastern Northern Carolina. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 18:123-126

Belongs to Gouldia (Paragouldia) according to W. Miller 1985

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ANBSP 62892, a shell. Its type locality is Section SG1, Smith Gut - unit A [Smith Gut Mbr, Flanner Beach Fm], which is in a Pleistocene coastal sandstone in the Flanner Beach Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder