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Periglypta puerpera Linnaeus 1758 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 61677

Alternative combinations: Antigona puerpera, Venus (Omphaloclathrum) puerpera, Venus puerpera

Belongs to Periglypta according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Periglypta caesarina, Periglypta caribbeana, Periglypta listeri, Periglypta multicostata, Periglypta reticulata, Periglypta tamiamensis, Periglypta tarquinia, Periglypta weegeeree

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder