Varicorbula chipolana Gardner 1928 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative combination: Corbula chipolana

Belongs to Varicorbula according to L. C. Anderson and P. D. Roopnarine 2003

See also Richards 1947

Sister taxa: Corbula (Varicorbula) capayana, Corbula (Varicorbula) gibba, Corbula (Varicorbula) hatcheri, Corbula (Varicorbula) sanctidominici, Varicorbula baea, Varicorbula bradleyi, 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 chipolana carolina

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Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS Loc3419 - McClelland Farm [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (3: Florida, South Carolina collections)

• Miocene of United States (11: Florida)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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