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Ameghinomya antiqua King 1832 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 101241

Alternative combinations: Protothaca antiqua, Venus antiqua

Synonym: Chione pampeana Ihering 1907 (taxon 101143)

Belongs to Ameghinomya according to G. Rosenberg 2005

Sister taxa: Leukoma asperrima, Leukoma beili, Leukoma columbiensis, Leukoma dolicha, Leukoma ecuadoriana, Leukoma grata, Leukoma histrionica, Leukoma lacinata, Leukoma metodon, Leukoma pertincta, Leukoma staminea, Leukoma thaca, Protothaca (Tropithaca) seymourensis, Ameghinomya meridonalis, Ameghinomya coquandi, Protothaca staleyi, Protothaca (Protothaca)

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder