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Tivela (Tivela) mactroides Born 1778 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 161995

Alternative combinations: Tivela mactroides, Venus mactroides

Full reference: I. Born. 1778. Index rerum naturalium Musei Cæsarei Vindobonensis - Pars I ma Testacea - Verzeichniß der natürlichen Seltenheiten des k k Naturalien Cabinets zu Wien - Erster Theil - Schalthiere - Vindobonae 1-458

Belongs to Tivela (Tivela) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Tivela (Tivela) austeniana, Tivela (Tivela) tripla

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder