Corbula grandidieri Newton 1895 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Full reference: R. B. Newton. 1895. On a collection of fossils from Madagascar obtained by the Rev. R. Baron. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 51:72-92

Belongs to Corbula according to R. B. Newton 1895

Sister taxa: Corbula (Anisocorbula), Corbula (Caryocorbula), Corbula (Corbula), Corbula (Notocorbula), Corbula (Serracorbula), Corbula (Tenuicorbula), Corbula (Varicorbula), Corbula acutangula, Corbula acuticostata, Corbula betsyae, Corbula blakei, Corbula buckmani, Corbula carinata, Corbula compressa, Corbula cotuhensis, Corbula daghaniensis, Corbula diaboli, Corbula dickersoni, Corbula dilatata, Corbula ecuabula, Corbula extenuata, Corbula franklini, Corbula ganguararica, Corbula gibbosa, Corbula gregorioi, Corbula inaequalis, Corbula islipensis, Corbula khalidi, Corbula knoxiana, Corbula lacteana, Corbula lyoni, Corbula lyonsi, Corbula lyra, Corbula mekranica, Corbula muricina, Corbula negritensis, Corbula nematophora, Corbula obliquata, Corbula oldhami, Corbula onestae, Corbula oniscus, Corbula palliseri, Corbula paracasensis, Corbula paracrassa, Corbula pectinata, Corbula percompressa, Corbula sinuosa, Corbula spectabilis, Corbula sphenia, Corbula sprouli, Corbula stillwaterensis, Corbula striatina, Corbula striatuloides, Corbula subengota, Corbula sulcata, Corbula sulcifera, Corbula taheri, Corbula tenuis, Corbula tenuisulcata, Corbula terramaria, Corbula trigonalis, Corbula tunicosulcata, Corbula ursaniensis, Corbula woodsi, Corbulamella suffalciata, Aloidis tunicata, Aloidis cheribonensis, Aloidis scaphoides

Type specimen: Its type locality is 2 miles south of Andranosamonta, which is in an Oxfordian marine horizon in the Oolite Formation of Madagascar

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at 2 miles south of Andranosamonta

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