Gastrochaena rotunda Dall 1915 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Gastrochaenidae

Belongs to Gastrochaena according to A. A. Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Gastrochaena (Rocellaria), Gastrochaena (Spengleri), Gastrochaena (Spengleria), Gastrochaena couvana, Gastrochaena cuneiformis, Gastrochaena deshayesea, Gastrochaena dubitata, Gastrochaena gigantea, Gastrochaena hians, Gastrochaena mississippiensis, Gastrochaena moreana, Gastrochaena obtusa, Gastrochaena ripleyana

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), Jamaica (2)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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