Tucetona acuticostata Sowerby 1849 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combinations: Axinea acuticostata, Glycymeris acuticostata, Glycymeris acuticostatus, Pectunculus acuticostatus

Belongs to Tucetona according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1911, Maury 1917 and Maury 1920

Sister taxa: Tucetona (Bellaxinaea), Tucetona angusticosta, Tucetona arata, Tucetona auriflua, Tucetona broadfooti, Tucetona castaneus, Tucetona convexus, Tucetona democraciana, Tucetona finlayi, Tucetona flabellata, Tucetona gealei, Tucetona hoylei, Tucetona lamyi, Tucetona laticostata, Tucetona lenticularis, Tucetona oculatus, Tucetona odhneri, Tucetona pectinata, Tucetona pectunculus, Tucetona sabinensis, Tucetona scalarisculpta, Tucetona sordida, Tucetona strigilata, Tucetona subtilis, Tucetona usiacurii

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (7 collections), Jamaica (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5)

• Miocene of Brazil (3), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (6), Panama (1), Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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