Periglypta puerpera, from here.

Belongs within: Veneridae.

Periglypta is a genus of venerid bivalves that first appeared in the Oligocene (Cox et al. 1969).

Characters (from Cox et al. 1969): Quadrate, heavy, pallial sinus rounded; sculpture cancellate.

<==Periglypta Jukes-Brown 1914 KS02 [=Cytherea (preoc.) M27]
    |  i. s.: ‘Venus’ anadyomene Anton 1839 [=Cytherea anadyomene] H09
    |         ‘Venus’ calophylla Philippi 1836 [=Cytherea calophylla] H09
    |         ‘Chione’ capricornea Hedley 1908 [=Cytherea capricornea] H09
    |         ‘Venus’ chemnitzii Hanley 1845 [=Cytherea chemnitzii] H09
    |         ‘Chione’ embrithes Melvill & Standen 1899 [=Cytherea embrithes] H09
    |         ‘Venus’ foliacea Philippi 1846 [=Cytherea foliacea] H09
    |         ‘Cytherea’ hebraea Lamarck 1818 LS96 [=Macrocallista hebraea H09]
    |         ‘Venus’ laqueata Sowerby 1853 [=Cytherea laqueata] H09
    |         ‘Venus’ lionota Smith 1885 [=Cytherea lionota] H09
    |         ‘Dosinia’ listeri Gray 1838 [=Cytherea listeri] H09
    |         ‘Venus’ reticulata Linnaeus 1758 [=Cytherea reticulata] H09
    |         ‘Cytherea’ tenuis Hall & Meek 1854 F27
    |         ‘Venus’ tiara Dillwyn 1817 [=Cytherea tiara] H09
    |         ‘Venus’ toreuma Gould 1850 [=Cytherea toreuma] H09
    |         ‘Venus’ torresiana Smith 1884 [=Cytherea torresiana] H09
    |--*P. (Periglypta) puerpera (Linnaeus 1758) KS02 [=Venus puerpera KS02, *Cytherea puerpera M27]
    `--P. (Proxichione Iredale 1929) KS02

*Type species of generic name indicated


Cox, L. R., N. D. Newell et al. 1969. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt N. Bivalvia vol. 2. The Geological Society of America, Inc. and The University of Kansas.

[F27] Finlay, H. J. 1927. New specific names for austral Mollusca. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 488-533.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

[KS02] Kanjilal, S., & M. S. Srinivasan. 2002. New bivalves from the Miocene of Little Andaman Island, Bay of Bengal. Journal of the Geological Society of India 60: 527-536.

[LS96] Lamprell, K. L., & J. Stanisic. 1996. Callista, Lioconcha and Pitar in New Caledonia and adjacent waters (Mollusca, Veneridae). Molluscan Research 17: 27-48.

[M27] Marwick, J. 1927. The Veneridae of New Zealand. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 567-636.

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