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Cyprimeria Conrad 1864 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 17559

Alternative spelling: Meretrix (Cyprimeria)

Parent taxon: Cyclininae according to J.-M. Pacaud and J. Le Renard 1995

Sister taxa: Cyclina, Cyclinella, Luciploma

Subtaxa: Cyprimeria discus, Cyprimeria moorei, Meretrix (Cyprimeria) oldhamiana

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder