Tucetona Iredale 1939 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative spelling: Glycymeris (Tucetona)

Parent taxon: Glycymerididae according to P. E. Tschudin 2001

See also Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Mikkelsen 2006, Moore 1983, Powell 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Todd 2001 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Arcullaeinae, Glycymeridinae

Subtaxa: Glycymeris (Tucetona) evermanni Glycymeris (Tucetona) fresnoensis Glycymeris (Tucetona) perrini Glycymeris (Tucetona) ruckmani Glycymeris (Tucetona) tenuimbricata Glycymeris (Tucetona) verticordia Tucetona (Bellaxinaea) Tucetona acuticostata Tucetona angusticosta Tucetona arata Tucetona auriflua Tucetona broadfooti Tucetona castaneus Tucetona convexus Tucetona democraciana Tucetona finlayi Tucetona flabellata Tucetona gealei Tucetona hoylei Tucetona lamyi Tucetona laticostata Tucetona lenticularis Tucetona oculatus Tucetona odhneri Tucetona pectinata Tucetona pectunculus Tucetona sabinensis Tucetona scalarisculpta Tucetona sordida Tucetona strigilata Tucetona subtilis Tucetona usiacurii

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (2), Costa Rica (2), Dominica (1), Haiti (1), Japan (2), Mexico (4), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), United States (32: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (5), Costa Rica (8), the Dominican Republic (7), Ecuador (3), Greece (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (5), Panama (16), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (10: California, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Aruba (2), the Dominican Republic (7), the Netherlands Antilles (1)

• Miocene of Australia (14), Brazil (3), Colombia (51), Cuba (1), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (6), Greece (2), New Zealand (5), Panama (37), Puerto Rico (1), United States (7: Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (26)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (5: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), United States (2: California), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Australia (9), United States (27: California, Oregon, Texas, Washington)

• Cretaceous of Japan (3)

Total: 332 collections including 341 occurrences

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