Glyptoactis (Glyptoactis) dominica Weisbord 1929 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combinations: Cardita (Venericardia) dominica, Venericardia dominica

Full reference: N. E. Weisbord. 1929. Miocene Mollusca of Northern Colombia. Bulletin of American Paleontology 14(54):1-310

Belongs to Glyptoactis (Glyptoactis) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Barrios 1960 and Weisbord 1929

Sister taxa: Glyptoactis (Glyptoactis) himerta, Glyptoactis (Glyptoactis) wendellwoodringi

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Colombia (3 collections), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (5)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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