Varicorbula disparilis d'Orbigny 1853 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative combination: Corbula disparilis

Synonyms: Corbula (Aloidis) heterogena Guppy 1898, Corbula (Corbula) heterogena Guppy 1898, Corbula heterogenea Guppy 1898, Corbula waltonensis Gardner 1928

Belongs to Varicorbula according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1911 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Corbula (Varicorbula) capayana, Corbula (Varicorbula) gibba, Corbula (Varicorbula) hatcheri, Corbula (Varicorbula) sanctidominici, Varicorbula baea, Varicorbula bradleyi, Varicorbula chipolana, Varicorbula elevata, Varicorbula globosa, Varicorbula granti, Varicorbula hodsoni, Varicorbula islatrinitatis, Varicorbula krebsiana, Varicorbula laqueata, Varicorbula minuta, Varicorbula operculum, Varicorbula vieta, Varicorbula zuliana

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Miocene of Panama (24)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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