Divaricella Martens 1880 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to R. von Cosel 2006

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bouchet et al. 2010, Cox et al. 1969, da Silva Forti 1969, Dockery 1982, Glenn 1904, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakia, Codakiinae, Cryptolucina, Ctena, Dilora, Discoloripes, Discolucina, Divalinga, Divaricellinae, Epicodakia, Falsolucinoma, Ferrocina, Fimbria, Fimbriinae, Funafutia, Gigantocyclus, Gonimyrtea, Graecina, Ilioniinae, Illionia, Joellina, Lamylucina, Lepidolucina, Lepilucina, Leucosphaera, Liralucina, Lucininae, Lucinoma, Maorithyas, Meganodontia, Megaxinus, Miltha, Milthinae, Milthona, Myrtea, Myrteinae, Myrtina, Nipponothracia, Notomyrtea, Nymphalucina, Parvidontia, Parvilucina, Phenacocyclas, Pillucina, Poumea, Pseudomiltha, Pteromyrtea, Radiolucina, Sinbadiella, Solelucina, Superlucina, Tehamatea, Tinalucina, Wallucina

Subtaxa: Divaricella (Divaricella) Divaricella (Egracina) Divaricella comis Divaricella cumulata Divaricella irpex Divaricella macandreae Divaricella oppenheimi Divaricella ornata

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Type: Divaricella angulifera

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Brazil (1), Djibouti (4), Eritrea (1), France (1), Mozambique (1), Poland (1), South Africa (5), Sudan (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (7: Florida), Yemen (2)

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

• Pliocene of Australia (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Greece (1), India (1), Jamaica (2), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), the Dominican Republic (5), Ecuador (2), France (1), Israel (1), Morocco (2), New Zealand (7), Panama (6), Puerto Rico (1), United States (26: Florida)

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

• Oligocene of New Zealand (3), Panama (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1), Nigeria (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (4: California, Florida)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (1)

Total: 107 collections each including a single occurrence

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