Venericardia (Glyptoactis) stenygra 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) metaicha, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) mutabilis, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) serricosta

Type specimen: USNM 647380, a shell. Its type locality is Woodring Loc. 118b - Galliard Cut [Emperador Limestone], which is in an Aquitanian carbonate limestone in the Culebra Formation of Panama.

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Woodring Loc. 118b - Galliard Cut [Emperador Limestone]

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