Callista (bivalve)

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Callista is a genus of saltwater clams, marine, bivalve molluscs in the family Veneridae, the venus clams.

Callista
Veneridae - Callista chione.JPG
A shell of Callista chione
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Venerida
Family: Veneridae
Genus: Callista
Poli, 1791
Species

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SpeciesEdit

Species within the genus Callista include:[1]

Extinct species
  • Callista elegans Lamarck 1806[2] - Age range: 48.6 to 40.4 Ma, found only at Falunière de Grignon (Eocene of France)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biolib
  2. ^ Mémoires sur les fossiles des environs de Paris. JB Lamarck - Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, 1806

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