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Petricolaria pholadiformis Lamarck 1818 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 156571

Alternative combination: Petricola pholadiformis

Synonyms: Petricola lata Dall 1894 (no. 156572), Petricolaria lata Dall 1894 (no. 156570)

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

Sister taxa: Petricola (Petricolaria) calvertensis, Petricola (Petricolaria) parallela

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder