Divalinga quadrisulcata d'Orbigny 1846 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combinations: Divaricella quadrisulcata, Lucina quadrisulcata

Invalid subtaxa: Lucina americana Adams 1852, Lucina divaricata Linnaeus 1758 [replaced name], Lucina pilula Adams 1852, Lucina strigilla Stimpson 1851

Full reference: A. d'Orbigny. 1846. Mollusques. Voyage dans l'Amerique Meridionale 3

Belongs to Divalinga according to H. Dekker and J. Gould 1994

See also Glenn 1904, Hendy et al. 2008 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Divalinga (Divalinga), Divalinga (Stchepinskya), Divalinga chavani, Divalinga eburnea, Divaricella (Divalinga) subrigaultiana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Bermuda (3), Cayman Islands (3), Djibouti (1), Egypt (1), Haiti (2), Jamaica (1), United States (33: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Jamaica (1), United States (5: Florida, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), Venezuela (1)

Total: 61 collections each including a single occurrence

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