Venericardia (Glyptoactis) metaicha Woodring 1982 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1982. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (Pelecypods: Propeamussiidae to Cuspidariidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(F)

Belongs to Venericardia (Glyptoactis) according to W. P. Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Glyptoactis (Claibornicardia), Glyptoactis (Fasciculicardia), Glyptoactis (Glyptoactis), Glyptoactis alticostata, Glyptoactis paraguanensis, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) aversa, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) carmenensis, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) charanalensis, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) hadra, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) keenae, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) marksi, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) mcmastersi, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) mutabilis, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) serricosta, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) stenygra

Type specimen: USNM 647378, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Panama (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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