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Pitar (Calpitaria) sainceyensis Deshayes 1857 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Veneroidei - Veneridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 122402

Alternative combination: Cytherea sainceyensis

Full reference: G.P. Deshayes. 1857. Description des Animaux sans Vertébres découverts dans le Bassin des Paris 1(2):81-392

Belongs to Pitar (Calpitaria) according to J. Le Renard and J.-M. Pacaud 1995

Sister taxa: Pitar (Calpitaria) carteri, Pitar (Calpitaria) obliqua, Pitar (Calpitaria) petropolitanus, Pitar (Calpitaria) sulcatarius, Pitar (Calpitaria) texacola, Pitar (Calpitaria) texibrazus, Pitar (Calpitaria) tornadonis, Pitar (Calpitaria) vaginacarum

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder