Cardita (Glans) scabricostata Guppy 1866 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combinations: Cardita scabricostata, Venericardia scabricostata

Belongs to Cardita (Glans) according to F. M. Anderson 1929

See also Dall 1903, Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Cardita (Glans) quilonensis, Glans (Centrocardita), Glans (Glans), Glans carpenteri, Glans gracilicostata, Glans polynema, Glans rovereti, Glans scabrosa, Glans tasmanica

Type specimen: BMNH 64087, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Costa Rica (5 collections), the Dominican Republic (1), Jamaica (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Eocene of United States (4: Florida)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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