Glycymeris arctata Conrad 1848 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combinations: Axinaea arctata, Axinaea arctatus, Pectunculus arctatus

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1848. Observations on the Eocene formations, and descriptions of one hundred and five new fossils from that period, from the vicinity of Vicksburg, Mississippi; with an appendix. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 3:280-299

Belongs to Glycymeris according to D. T. Dockery 1982

See also Conrad 1848

Sister taxa: Glycymeris (Axinactis), Glycymeris (Axinola), Glycymeris (Chevronia), Glycymeris (Ewekoromeris), Glycymeris (Glycymeris), Glycymeris (Grandaxinea), Glycymeris (Hanaia), Glycymeris (Pseudoveletuceta), Glycymeris (Tucetilla), Glycymeris (Veletuceta), Glycymeris americana, Glycymeris anteparilis, Glycymeris arquilloensis, Glycymeris baumanni, Glycymeris boguensis, Glycymeris brevirostris, Glycymeris cainozoica, Glycymeris canoa, Glycymeris caracoli, Glycymeris carbasina, Glycymeris castaneus, Glycymeris chehalisensis, Glycymeris cisshuensis, Glycymeris colchaguensis, Glycymeris conradi, Glycymeris cookei, Glycymeris cor, Glycymeris corteziana, Glycymeris crashleyi, Glycymeris crescentensis, Glycymeris decussata, Glycymeris delessertii, Glycymeris democraciana, Glycymeris depressa, Glycymeris dispar, Glycymeris dunkeri, Glycymeris eumita, Glycymeris filosa, Glycymeris fulleri, Glycymeris gabrielensis, Glycymeris geinitzii, Glycymeris gembacanus, Glycymeris globosa, Glycymeris glycymeris, Glycymeris gordoni, Glycymeris grayana, Glycymeris grewingki, Glycymeris gwadarensis, Glycymeris hedleyi, Glycymeris hummi, Glycymeris ibari, Glycymeris idensis, Glycymeris idonea, Glycymeris intercostata, Glycymeris jacquoti, Glycymeris kashewarowi, Glycymeris larvata, Glycymeris linda, Glycymeris lisbonensis, Glycymeris longior, Glycymeris maculata, Glycymeris martini, Glycymeris microsulci, Glycymeris mississippiensis, Glycymeris naiadis, Glycymeris nigeriensis, Glycymeris ovata, Glycymeris pacifica, Glycymeris parilis, Glycymeris pectunculus, Glycymeris pentzana, Glycymeris peruvianus, Glycymeris pilosa, Glycymeris pulvinata, Glycymeris puruensis, Glycymeris quilonensis, Glycymeris rectidorsalis, Glycymeris reevi, Glycymeris septentrionalis, Glycymeris shastensis, Glycymeris shrimptoni, Glycymeris sindiensis, Glycymeris sloani, Glycymeris soriensis, Glycymeris spectralis, Glycymeris stamina, Glycymeris staminea, Glycymeris striatularis, Glycymeris suwannensis, Glycymeris tenuisulcatus, Glycymeris terebratularis, Glycymeris thomsoni, Glycymeris trigonella, Glycymeris tumefactus, Glycymeris vancouverensis, Glycymeris viticola, Glycymeris waipipiensis, Glycymeris winlockensis, Glycymeris woodsi, Glycymeris wrigleyi, Glycymeris yoloensis, Axinea idonea, Axinaea barbarensis, Axinaea wyomingensis, Axinea conradi, Axinaea viamediae, Pectunculopsis moguntina, Veletuceta flammeus, Glycymeris (Glycymerula) modesta, Pseudaxinaea violascens, Pectunculus nuculatus, Pectunculus subauriculatus, Pectunculus ovatus, Pectunculus corbuloides, Pectunculus idoneus, Pectunculus subtrigonalis, Pectunculus lima, Pectunculus alternans, Pectunculus carolinensis, Pectunculus cuneus, Pectunculus trigonella, Pectunculus perplanus, Pectunculus siouxensis, Pectunculus polymorphus, Pectunculus charlestonensis, Pectunculus subtogoensis

Type specimen: ANSP 30647, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (25: Mississippi collections)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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