Semele laevis Sowerby 1833 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Semelidae

Alternative combination: Amphidesma laevis

Synonym: Erycina turbacoensis Anderson 1929

Belongs to Semele according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Anderson 1929 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Semele (Elegantula), Semele (Semele), Semele anteriocosta, Semele australina, Semele bellastriata, Semele bolivarensis, Semele carinata, Semele casta, Semele chipolana, Semele claytoni, Semele diaboli, Semele fausta, Semele gayi, Semele hanleyi, Semele harveyensis, Semele jaramija, Semele junonia, Semele krauseana, Semele linosa, Semele mekranica, Semele morani, Semele nelliana, Semele orbiculata, Semele paramutica, Semele perlamellosa, Semele proficua, Semele pulchra, Semele purpurascens, Semele radiata, Semele sardonica, Semele sayi, Semele sparsilineata, Semele subovata, Semele transversa, Semele venusta, Semele vesiculosa, Semele zuliana

Subtaxa: Semele laevis costaricensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3)

• Miocene of Colombia (2), Ecuador (2), Panama (28), Peru (1), Trinidad and Tobago (3), Venezuela (1)

Total: 44 collections each including a single occurrence

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