Semele proficua Pulteney 1799 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Semelidae

Alternative combination: Tellina proficua

Synonym: Tellina reticulata Spengler 1798

Belongs to Semele according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Semele (Elegantula), Semele (Semele), Semele anteriocosta, Semele australina, Semele bellastriata, Semele bolivarensis, Semele carinata, Semele casta, Semele chipolana, Semele claytoni, Semele diaboli, Semele fausta, Semele gayi, Semele hanleyi, Semele harveyensis, Semele jaramija, Semele junonia, Semele krauseana, Semele laevis, Semele linosa, Semele mekranica, Semele morani, Semele nelliana, Semele paramutica, Semele perlamellosa, Semele pulchra, Semele purpurascens, Semele sardonica, Semele sayi, Semele sparsilineata, Semele subovata, Semele venusta, Semele vesiculosa, Semele zuliana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cayman Islands (2 collections), Cuba (1), United States (12: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (8), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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