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Pitar morrhuanus Dall 1902 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 146424

Alternative combinations: Callocardia (Agriopoma) morrhuana, Callocardia morrhuana, Cytherea morrhuana, Pitar morrhuana, Pitar morrhuanna

Synonyms: Callocardia (Agriopoma) sayana Conrad 1833 (no. 95264), Cytherea sayana Conrad 1833 (no. 95259), Dione sayana Conrad 1833 (no. 95262), Meretrix sayana Conrad 1833 (no. 95261), Pitar sayana Conrad 1833 (no. 146429), Pitaria (Pitaria) sayana Conrad 1833 (no. 95266), Venus sayana Conrad 1833 (no. 95260)

Belongs to Pitar according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Meretrix (Pitar) dalikiensis, Pitar (Calpitaria), Pitar (Chionella), Pitar (Cordiopsis), Pitar (Costellipitar), Pitar (Hyphantosoma), Pitar (Lamelliconcha), Pitar (Nanopitar), Pitar (Paradione), Pitar (Pitar), Pitar (Pitar) nuttali, Pitar (Pitarenus), Pitar (Pitarina), Pitar addicotti, Pitar albidus, Pitar baylii, Pitar cedroensis, Pitar colchaguana, Pitar cordatus, Pitar mancorensis, Pitar murphyi, Pitar palmeri, Pitar parisiensis, Pitar petropolitanus, Pitar porrecta, Pitar rostratus, Pitar salanga, Pitar sciaena, Pitar securiformis, Pitar simpsoni, Pitar sorachiensis, Pitar subarestus, Pitar transversus, Cytherea (Caryatis) pratti

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder