Kuphus incrassatus Gabb 1873 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Teredinidae

Alternative combination: Teredo incrassata

Synonym: Teredo circula Aldrich 1886

Belongs to Kuphus according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Maury 1917 and Vokes 1972

Sister taxa: Kuphus fistula, Kuphus polythalamia, Succinodon putzeri

Ecology: passively mobile boring herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Alabama)

• Miocene of Jamaica (1), Panama (11), Puerto Rico (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (17: Florida)

• Oligocene of Jamaica (1), Mexico (4), Panama (2), Puerto Rico (9), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (13: Florida, Mississippi)

Total: 66 collections each including a single occurrence

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