Corbula (Varicorbula) gibba Oliva 1792 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative combinations: Corbula gibba, Tellina gibba, Varicorbula gibba

Belongs to Corbula (Varicorbula) according to H. Moths et al. 2010

See also Anderson and Roopnarine 2003, Freneix et al. 1988, Marasti 1973 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: 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 vieta, Varicorbula zuliana

Subtaxa: Corbula (Varicorbula) gibba subpisum

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Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (2 collections), France (1), Italy (5), Poland (8), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (5)

• Pliocene of Belgium (8), Italy (6), the Netherlands (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of Austria (12), Belgium (7), Bulgaria (6), Cyprus (1), Denmark (1), Germany (54), Iran (1), Italy (6), Morocco (7), the Netherlands (2), Poland (4), Romania (2), Slovakia (5), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Belgium (4), Denmark (6), France (21), Germany (1), Hungary (4), the Netherlands (1)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 187 collections each including a single occurrence

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