Diplodonta soror Adams 1852 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Ungulinidae

Alternative combinations: Lucina soror, Phlyctiderma soror

Synonym: Diplodonta mareana Weisbord 1964

Belongs to Diplodonta according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Gardner 1943, Hendy et al. 2008 and Weisbord 1964

Sister taxa: Diplodonta (Diplodonta), Diplodonta (Microstagon), Diplodonta (Phlyctiderma), Diplodonta (Timothynus), Diplodonta (Zemysina), Diplodonta acclinis, Diplodonta aleutica, Diplodonta astartea, Diplodonta balcombensis, Diplodonta confusa, Diplodonta corbiscula, Diplodonta cornea, Diplodonta dilatata, Diplodonta dissona, Diplodonta ferruginata, Diplodonta globosa, Diplodonta hopkinsiensis, Diplodonta incerta, Diplodonta inconspicua, Diplodonta lupinus, Diplodonta mediamericana, Diplodonta nucleiformis, Diplodonta orbella, Diplodonta paralta, Diplodonta parilis, Diplodonta problematica, Diplodonta punctata, Diplodonta sericata, Diplodonta shilohensis, Diplodonta subquadrata, Diplodonta subrotunda, Diplodonta subrotundata, Diplodonta subvexa, Diplodonta torelli, Diplodonta transversaria, Diplodonta traski, Diplodonta villardeboeana, Diplodonta zelandica, Taras unisulcatus, Taras (Taras), Felaniella confusa, Felaniella palmerae, Felaniella senegalensis, Felaniella insula, Felaniella (Felaniella), Felaniella (Zemysia) elliptica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Panama (1 collection), United States (13: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina), Venezuela (2)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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