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Xenoloupia Clark and Durham 1946 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18410

Full reference: B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham. 1946. Eocene Faunas from the Department of Bolivar, Colombia. Geological Society of America Memoir 16:1-126

Parent taxon: Veneridae according to B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham 1946

Sister taxa: Anofia, Austrocardilanx, Callistinae, Callocardiinae, Chamelea, Chionidae, Clementina, Cockburnia, Cythereinae, Eurhomalea, Ezocallista, Fossacallista, Frigichione, Gemma, Gouldiinae, Macrocallista, Meretricinae, Paleomarcia, Paphiinae, Pitaria, Polititapes, Pullastra, Securella, Sinodia, Sunettinae, Transennella, Venerinae, Venerupis, Venidia, Cooperella

Subtaxa: Xenoloupia carmenensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder