Varicorbula islatrinitatis Maury 1925 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative combinations: Corbula (Aloidis) islatrinitatis, Notocorbula islatrinitatis

Synonym: Corbula (Corbula) carrizalana Hodson 1931

Belongs to Varicorbula according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Jung 1969

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

Type specimens:

  • Varicorbula islatrinitatis: PRI 909, a shell
  • Corbula (Corbula) carrizalana:

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Miocene of Panama (6), Trinidad and Tobago (5), Venezuela (1)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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