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Paphia textile Gmelin 1791 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 101444

Alternative combinations: Paphia (Paratapes) textile, Venus textile

Belongs to Paphia according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Paphia (Callistotapes), Paphia (Paphia), Paphia (Paratapes), Paphia (Protapes), Paphia clarki, Paphia crassiscula, Paphia exilis, Paphia parisiensis, Paphia persica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder