Corbula mekranica Vredenburg 1928 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Full reference: E. Vredenburg. 1928. Description of Mollusca from the post-Eocene Tertiary formation of north-western India: Gastropoda (in part) and Lamellibranchiata. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 50(2):351-506

Belongs to Corbula according to M. W. A. Iqbal 1980

See also Tiwari and Kachhara 2003 and Vredenburg 1928

Sister taxa: Corbula (Anisocorbula), Corbula (Caryocorbula), Corbula (Corbula), Corbula (Notocorbula), Corbula (Serracorbula), Corbula (Tenuicorbula), Corbula (Varicorbula), Corbula acutangula, Corbula acuticostata, Corbula betsyae, Corbula blakei, Corbula buckmani, Corbula carinata, Corbula compressa, Corbula cotuhensis, Corbula daghaniensis, Corbula diaboli, Corbula dickersoni, Corbula dilatata, Corbula ecuabula, Corbula extenuata, Corbula franklini, Corbula ganguararica, Corbula gibbosa, Corbula grandidieri, Corbula gregorioi, Corbula inaequalis, Corbula islipensis, Corbula khalidi, Corbula knoxiana, Corbula lacteana, Corbula lyoni, Corbula lyonsi, Corbula lyra, Corbula muricina, Corbula negritensis, Corbula nematophora, Corbula obliquata, Corbula oldhami, Corbula onestae, Corbula oniscus, Corbula palliseri, Corbula paracasensis, Corbula paracrassa, Corbula pectinata, Corbula percompressa, Corbula sinuosa, Corbula spectabilis, Corbula sphenia, Corbula sprouli, Corbula stillwaterensis, Corbula striatina, Corbula striatuloides, Corbula subengota, Corbula sulcata, Corbula sulcifera, Corbula taheri, Corbula tenuis, Corbula tenuisulcata, Corbula terramaria, Corbula trigonalis, Corbula tunicosulcata, Corbula ursaniensis, Corbula woodsi, Corbulamella suffalciata, Aloidis tunicata, Aloidis cheribonensis, Aloidis scaphoides

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Pakistan (1 collection)

• Miocene of India (2), Pakistan (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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