Corbicula Megerle 1811 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Corbiculidae

Alternative spelling: Cyrena (Corbicula)

Parent taxon: Corbiculidae according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

See also Hassan 1953, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Batissa, Corbiculina, Cyrenodonax, Cyrenorita, Dentonia, Eocallista, Filosina, Fulpia, Neocorbicula, Pharodina, Polymesoda, Tetoria, Veloritina

Subtaxa: Corbicula (Corbicula) Corbicula (Corbiculina) Corbicula (Loxoptychodon) Corbicula arnoldi Corbicula britannica Corbicula carlosensis Corbicula dowlingi Corbicula gerthi Corbicula ingens Corbicula oldroydi Cyrena (Corbicula) altissima

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), Egypt (5), Japan (4), Kenya (1), Tanzania (1), United States (5: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (2)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (8), Japan (1), Malawi (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of France (1), Indonesia (2), Japan (1), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (5), United States (2: California)

• Oligocene of Japan (17), the Russian Federation (3), United States (4: Alaska)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Greenland (3), Italy (1), Japan (17), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: Alabama, Alaska, California, Washington)

• Paleocene of Argentina (18), Australia (1), Belgium (1), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: California, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (8), Canada (3: Alberta), Mexico (1), New Zealand (2), United States (37: Arkansas, California, Idaho, Texas)

• Jurassic of Canada (7: Northwest Territories, Yukon)

Total: 195 collections including 226 occurrences

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