Panopea abbreviata Valenciennes 1839 (clam)

Bivalvia - Hiatellida - Hiatellidae

Alternative combination: Panopaea abbreviata

Synonyms: Panopaea coquimbensis d'Orbigny 1842, Panopea coquimbensis d'Orbigny 1842

Belongs to Panopea according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Griffin and Nielsen 2008 and Olsson 1964

Sister taxa: Panopaea concentrica, Panopaea depressa, Panopaea elongata, Panopaea mackrothi, Panopaea montignyana, Panopaea orientalis, Panopaea remondii, Panopaea sahariensis, Panopaea toulai, Panopaea vaudini, Panope agnewi, Panope borealis, Panope californica, Panope elongatissima, Panope fuegensis, Panope gurgitis, Panope mclearni, Panope murrayensis, Panope shastacola, Panope subaequilateralis, Panope taylorensis, Panope tenuis, Panope torreyensis, Panope webbi, Panopea (Degrangia), Panopea (Myopsis), Panopea (Panopea), Panopea abrupta, Panopea akerlundi, Panopea aldrovandi, Panopea americana, Panopea anabarica, Panopea australis, Panopea bagualesia, Panopea bitruncata, Panopea brasiliensis, Panopea chiloensis, Panopea clausa, Panopea dockensis, Panopea eightsi, Panopea gastaldii, Panopea generosa, Panopea globosa, Panopea glycymeris, Panopea goldfussii, Panopea ibari, Panopea inaequivalvis, Panopea intermedia, Panopea kazakovae, Panopea kissoumi, Panopea nucleus, Panopea oblongata, Panopea parawhitfieldi, Panopea porrectoides, Panopea ramonensis, Panopea rathbuni, Panopea smithii, Panopea snohomishensis, Panopea thomasi, Panopea undatoides, Panopea whitfieldi, Panopea worthingtoni, Panopea zinsmeisteri

Ecology: stationary deep infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Ecuador (2 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ecuador (1)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Ecuador (1), Peru (2)

• Miocene of Chile (1), Ecuador (1), Peru (3)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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