Venericardia (Pacificor) hornii Gabb 1864 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combinations: Cardita hornii, Megacardita (Venericor) hornii, Venericardia (Venericor) hornii, Venericardia planicosta hornii, Venericor hornii

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1864. Description of the Cretaceous fossils. Geological Survey of California Palaeontology 1:57-217

Belongs to Venericardia (Pacificor) according to E. J. Moore 1992

See also Gabb 1864, Gabb 1868, Olsson and Richards 1961, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Turner 1938, Verástegui 1953, Vokes 1939 and Waring 1917

Sister taxa: Venericardia (Pacificor) argentea, Venericardia (Pacificor) calafia, Venericardia (Pacificor) carlosensis, Venericardia (Pacificor) clarki, Venericardia (Pacificor) diabloensis, Venericardia (Pacificor) durhami, Venericardia (Pacificor) gabbi, Venericardia (Pacificor) hertleini, Venericardia (Pacificor) lisa, Venericardia (Pacificor) lutmani, Venericardia (Pacificor) mulleri, Venericardia (Pacificor) nelsoni, Venericardia (Pacificor) oregonensis, Venericardia (Pacificor) susanaensis, Venericardia (Pacificor) taliaferroi, Venericardia (Pacificor) transversaria, Venericardia (Pacificor) vallecitosensis, Venericardia (Pacificor) weaveri

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Colombia (1 collection), United States (10: California)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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