Glycymeris Da Costa 1778 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative spelling: Glicimeris

Synonyms: Axinaea Poli 1791, Axinaeoderma Poli 1795, Axinea Poli 1791, Glycymeris (Axinea) Poli 1791, Glycymeris (Glycymerula) Finlay and Marwick 1937, Glycymeris (Manaia), Glycymeris (Tuceta) Röding 1798, Glycymerula Finlay and Marwick 1937, Manaia , Pectunculigenus Renier 1807, Pectunculopsis Ebert 1890, Pectunculus Lamarck 1799, Pseudaxinaea Monterosato 1892, Tuceta Röding 1798, Veletuceta Iredale 1931

Parent taxon: Glycymerididae according to A. G. Beu 2006

See also Coan et al. 2000, da Silva Forti 1969, del Rio 1992, Dockery 1982, DuBar 1958, Eames 1951, Faustman 1964, Fleming 1966, Gardner 1945, Glenn 1904, Grant and Gale 1931, Hendy 2007, Hertlein and Grant 1972, Kensley and Pether 1986, Marasti 1973, Maury 1912, Maury 1917, Mikkelsen 2006, Moerdijk and van Nieulande 2000, Rivera 1957, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Stenzel et al. 1957, Tashiro and Kozai 1982, Tiwari 2001, Vera-Peláez et al. 2004, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Arcullaeinae, Glycymeridinae, Melaxinaeinae, Tucetona

Subtaxa: Axinaea viamediae Axinea conradi Axinea idonea Glycymeris (Axinactis) Glycymeris (Axinola) Glycymeris (Chevronia) Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Glycymeris (Glycymerita) Glycymeris (Glycymerula) modesta Glycymeris (Grandaxinea) Glycymeris (Hanaia) Glycymeris (Pseudoveletuceta) Glycymeris (Tucetilla) Glycymeris (Veletuceta) Glycymeris americana Glycymeris anteparilis Glycymeris arctata Glycymeris arquilloensis Glycymeris baumanni Glycymeris boguensis Glycymeris branneri Glycymeris brevirostris Glycymeris cainozoica Glycymeris canoa Glycymeris caracoli Glycymeris carbasina Glycymeris castaneus Glycymeris chehalisensis Glycymeris cisshuensis Glycymeris colchaguensis Glycymeris conradi Glycymeris cookei Glycymeris cor Glycymeris corteziana Glycymeris crashleyi Glycymeris crescentensis Glycymeris decussata Glycymeris delessertii Glycymeris democraciana Glycymeris depressa Glycymeris dispar Glycymeris dunkeri Glycymeris eumita Glycymeris filosa Glycymeris fulleri Glycymeris gabrielensis Glycymeris geinitzii Glycymeris gembacanus Glycymeris globosa Glycymeris glycymeris Glycymeris gordoni Glycymeris grayana Glycymeris gwadarensis Glycymeris hedleyi Glycymeris hummi Glycymeris ibari Glycymeris idensis Glycymeris idonea Glycymeris intercostata Glycymeris jacquoti Glycymeris kashewarowi Glycymeris kelsoensis Glycymeris linda Glycymeris lisbonensis Glycymeris longior Glycymeris major Glycymeris martini Glycymeris microsulci Glycymeris mississippiensis Glycymeris naiadis Glycymeris nigeriensis Glycymeris ovata Glycymeris parilis Glycymeris pectunculus Glycymeris peruvianus Glycymeris pilosa Glycymeris pulvinata Glycymeris puruensis Glycymeris quilonensis Glycymeris rectidorsalis Glycymeris reefensis Glycymeris reevi Glycymeris sagittata Glycymeris shrimptoni Glycymeris sindiensis Glycymeris sloani Glycymeris soriensis Glycymeris spectralis Glycymeris stamina Glycymeris staminea Glycymeris striatularis Glycymeris suwannensis Glycymeris swartsi Glycymeris tenuisulcatus Glycymeris terebratularis Glycymeris thomsoni Glycymeris trigonella Glycymeris tumefactus Glycymeris waipipiensis Glycymeris woodsi Glycymeris wrigleyi Pectunculopsis moguntina Pectunculus corbuloides Pectunculus cuneus Pectunculus idoneus Pectunculus lima Pectunculus nuculatus Pectunculus perplanus Pectunculus subauriculatus Pectunculus subtrigonalis Pectunculus trigonella Pseudaxinaea violascens Veletuceta flammeus

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Type: Pectunculus nuculatus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Australia (4), the Bahamas (3), Belgium (1), Bermuda (5), Brazil (1), Cape Verde (1), Chile (1), Djibouti (3), Ecuador (2), Egypt (2), Haiti (3), Iran (1), Ireland (1), Italy (5), Japan (7), Kenya (2), Mexico (8), Morocco (2), Peru (6), Saudi Arabia (1), the Seychelles (1), South Africa (1), Spain (13), Sudan (1), Taiwan (4), the United Kingdom (3), United States (40: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina), Yemen (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Australia (3), Belgium (8), Chile (3), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (11), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (3), Greece (4), Haiti (1), Iceland (1), India (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (2), Jamaica (5), Japan (12), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (2), Panama (4), Peru (5), the Russian Federation (3), South Africa (8), Spain (6), Trinidad and Tobago (5), the United Kingdom (5), United States (44: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Indonesia (2)

• Miocene of Algeria (6), Argentina (19), Australia (5), Austria (8), Belgium (18), Brazil (8), Bulgaria (6), Chile (7), Colombia (10), Cuba (1), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (6), Ecuador (1), Fiji (2), France (4), Germany (10), Greece (3), Grenada (4), Haiti (1), India (4), Indonesia (2), Iraq (1), Italy (7), Japan (46), Libya (1), Malta (3), Mexico (4), Moldova (4), Morocco (3), New Zealand (10), Panama (17), Peru (3), Poland (14), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (10), Slovakia (4), South Africa (1), Spain (3), United States (39: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (3: California, Florida)

• Oligocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Argentina (4), Australia (1), Austria (3), Bulgaria (2), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (4), France (34), Germany (2), Haiti (1), Hungary (4), Italy (2), Japan (26), New Zealand (10), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4), United States (60: California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Argentina (2)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (4), Australia (9), Belgium (3), Bulgaria (3), Colombia (3), Croatia (1), France (8), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Japan (3), Mexico (2), New Zealand (11), Nigeria (7), Panama (3), Peru (5), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (19), United States (161: Alabama, Alaska, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: Maryland)

• Paleocene of Argentina (5), Australia (1), Belgium (5), Denmark (7), Germany (3), India (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (5), Nigeria (2), Poland (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (49: Alabama, California, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (5), Austria (3), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: Alberta), France (1), Germany (2), Greenland (1), Hungary (2), India (1), Iraq (1), Italy (1), Japan (79), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Mozambique (3), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (9), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Sweden (1), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (244: Alabama, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 1468 collections including 1811 occurrences

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