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Irus irus Linnaeus 1767 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 190141

Alternative combinations: Donax irus, Venerupis irus

Belongs to Irus according to H. Moths et al. 2010

Sister taxon: Irus carditoides

Ecology: facultatively mobile boring suspension feeder