Glycymeris maculata Broderip 1832 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combinations: Glycymeris (Glycymeris) maculata, Pectunculus maculatus

Belongs to Glycymeris according to A. J. W. Hendy 2020

See also Grant, IV and Gale 1931, Keen 1971 and Moore 1983

Sister taxa: Glycymeris (Axinactis), Glycymeris (Axinola), Glycymeris (Chevronia), Glycymeris (Ewekoromeris), Glycymeris (Glycymeris), Glycymeris (Grandaxinea), Glycymeris (Hanaia), Glycymeris (Pseudoveletuceta), Glycymeris (Tucetilla), Glycymeris (Veletuceta), Glycymeris americana, Glycymeris andersoni, Glycymeris anteparilis, Glycymeris arctata, Glycymeris arquilloensis, Glycymeris baumanni, Glycymeris boguensis, 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 grewingki, Glycymeris gwadarensis, Glycymeris hedleyi, Glycymeris hummi, Glycymeris ibari, Glycymeris idensis, Glycymeris idonea, Glycymeris intercostata, Glycymeris jacquoti, Glycymeris kashewarowi, Glycymeris linda, Glycymeris lisbonensis, Glycymeris longior, Glycymeris martini, Glycymeris microsulci, Glycymeris mississippiensis, Glycymeris naiadis, Glycymeris nigeriensis, Glycymeris ovata, Glycymeris pacifica, Glycymeris parilis, Glycymeris pectunculus, Glycymeris pentzana, Glycymeris peruvianus, Glycymeris pilosa, Glycymeris pulvinata, Glycymeris puruensis, Glycymeris quilonensis, Glycymeris rectidorsalis, Glycymeris reevi, Glycymeris septentrionalis, Glycymeris shastensis, Glycymeris shrimptoni, Glycymeris sindiensis, Glycymeris sloani, Glycymeris soriensis, Glycymeris spectralis, Glycymeris stamina, Glycymeris staminea, Glycymeris striatularis, Glycymeris suwannensis, Glycymeris tenuisulcatus, Glycymeris terebratularis, Glycymeris thomsoni, Glycymeris trigonella, Glycymeris tumefactus, Glycymeris vancouverensis, Glycymeris viticola, Glycymeris waipipiensis, Glycymeris winlockensis, Glycymeris woodsi, Glycymeris wrigleyi, Glycymeris yoloensis, Pseudaxinaea violascens, Pectunculopsis moguntina, Glycymeris (Glycymerula) modesta, Veletuceta flammeus, Pectunculus trigonella, Pectunculus corbuloides, Pectunculus subtrigonalis, Pectunculus ovatus, Pectunculus nuculatus, Pectunculus charlestonensis, Pectunculus perplanus, Pectunculus alternans, Pectunculus subtogoensis, Pectunculus idoneus, Pectunculus lima, Pectunculus cuneus, Pectunculus polymorphus, Pectunculus carolinensis, Pectunculus subauriculatus, Axinea conradi, Axinaea viamediae, Axinea idonea, Axinaea barbarensis, Axinaea wyomingensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (2 collections), Mexico (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ecuador (1)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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