Cardiomya costellata Deshayes 1833 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Cuspidariidae

Alternative combination: Corbula costellata

Synonym: Cardiomya gemma Verrill and Bush 1898

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

Sister taxa: Cardiomya (Bowdenia), Cardiomya (Cardiomya), Cardiomya anaticepsella, Cardiomya comstockensis, Cardiomya didyma, Cardiomya domenginica, Cardiomya elegantissima, Cardiomya gouldiana, Cardiomya mansfieldi, Cardiomya ornatissima, Cardiomya pavascotti, Cardiomya pectinata, Cardiomya silverensis, Cardiomya turneri

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Panama (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), Germany (3), the Netherlands (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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