Gafrarium RÅ¡ding 1798 (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative spelling: Corbis (Gafrarium)

Parent taxon: Circinae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Heilprin 1879, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Gouldia, Gouldiina, Circe

Subtaxa: Gafrarium australe Gafrarium divaricatum Gafrarium harteae Gafrarium jucunda Gafrarium pectinatum Gafrarium transversarium Gafrarium tumidum

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Egypt (1), Eritrea (1), French Polynesia (1), Iran (1), Japan (2), Mozambique (1), Pakistan (1), Saudi Arabia (2), South Africa (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (1), Tanzania (1), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (4)

• Pliocene of Pakistan (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Bulgaria (1), Indonesia (1)

• Paleocene of Poland (2)

Total: 28 collections including 30 occurrences

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