Abra aequalis Say 1822 (abra)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Semelidae

Alternative combination: Amphidesma aequalis

Belongs to Abra according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also da Silva Forti 1969 and Holmes 1858

Sister taxa: Abra (Abra), Abra (Syndosmya), Abra alba, Abra angulata, Abra antwerpiensis, Abra deshayesi, Abra fabalis, Abra marylandica, Abra nitens, Abra obovalis, Abra recluzii, Abra suessoniensis, Abra uruguayensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (2 collections), Panama (1), United States (46: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (11), United States (9: Florida, North Carolina)

Total: 69 collections including 70 occurrences

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