Varicorbula vieta Guppy 1866 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative combinations: Corbula (Aloidis) vieta, Corbula (Varicorbula) vieta, Corbula vieta

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

See also Anderson 1996, Maury 1917, Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Corbula (Varicorbula) gibba, Corbula (Varicorbula) hatcheri, Corbula (Varicorbula) sanctidominici, Varicorbula baea, Varicorbula bradleyi, Varicorbula chipolana, Varicorbula disparilis, Varicorbula elevata, Varicorbula globosa, Varicorbula granti, Varicorbula hodsoni, Varicorbula islatrinitatis, Varicorbula krebsiana, Varicorbula laqueata, Varicorbula minuta, Varicorbula operculum, Varicorbula zuliana

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections), Panama (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Panama (4)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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