Phacoides pectinatus Gmelin 1791 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative combination: Tellina pectinata

Synonym: Lucina jamaicensis Lamarck 1801

Belongs to Phacoides according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Phacoides (Bellucina), Phacoides (Phacoides), Phacoides andersoni, Phacoides cerma, Phacoides diaboli, Phacoides eaglesomei, Phacoides eudaidalus, Phacoides hillsboroensis, Phacoides muirensis, Phacoides ocalanus, Phacoides pacifica, Phacoides perovatus, Phacoides pullensis, Phacoides quadrata, Phacoides subrhomboidalis, Phacoides thalassogonus, Phacoides wacissanus, Phacoides woodi

Subtaxa: Phacoides pectinatus domingensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic


• Quaternary of Colombia (1 collection), Panama (2), United States (2: Florida)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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