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Tivela Link 1807 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 18341

Parent taxon: Meretricinae according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Cytherea, Cytheriopsis, Grateloupia, Meretricini, Meretrix, Resatrix, Tivelina

Subtaxa: Tivela (Pachydesma), Tivela (Tivela), Tivela kelloggensis

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Type: Venus tripla

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder