Fimbria M├╝hlfeldt 1811 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Synonym: Corbis Cuvier 1817 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007

See also Cox et al. 1969, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1990 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakia, Cryptolucina, Ctena, Dilora, Discoloripes, Discolucina, Divalinga, Divaricella, Divaricellinae, Epicodakia, Falsolucinoma, Ferrocina, 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: Corbis astartiformis Corbis concinna Corbis elliptica Corbis imbricata Corbis lajoyei Corbis lamellosa Corbis laticostata Corbis lirata Corbis major Corbis mellingi Corbis plana Corbis rugosa Corbis scarsellai Fimbria (Omphaloclathrum) Fimbria fimbriata Fimbria jamaicensis Fimbria lajoyei Fimbria pacifica Fimbria regularis Fimbria sowerbyi Fimbria subpectunculus Fimbria susanensis Fimbria vernoni

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Type: Venus fimbriata

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Japan (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Italy (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), Croatia (2), France (2), Germany (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (2), Mexico (1), Panama (3), Romania (1), United States (12: Alabama, California, Florida)

• Paleocene of Belgium (8), France (1), Germany (1), Nigeria (2), United States (3: California)

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1), Cuba (1), Egypt (2), France (4), Hungary (1), India (1), Iran (1), Italy (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Switzerland (9), Ukraine (1)

• Jurassic of China (1), France (45), Germany (1), Japan (2), Kenya (9), Saudi Arabia (17), Tanzania (4), Tunisia (14), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 170 collections including 185 occurrences

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