Bicorbula Fischer 1887 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative spelling: Corbula (Bicorbula)

Parent taxon: Corbulidae according to L. C. Anderson and P. D. Roopnarine 2003

See also Iqbal 1973, Sepkoski 2002, van den Hoek Ostende et al. 2002, Vokes 1980 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Aloides, Anticorbula, Antiquicorbula, Bothrocorbula, Caestocorbulinae, Caryocorbula, Caryocorbulinae, Concentricavalva, Corbula, Corbulamellinae, Corbulinae, Cuneocorbula, Cuspicorbula, Eoursivivas, Erodona, Erodoninae, Exallocorbula, Ficusocorbula, Hexacorbula, Indocorbula, Juliacorbula, Lentidiinae, Lentidinae, Nipponicorbula, Ostomya, Pachydon, Pachydontinae, Pachyrotunda, Panamicorbula, Potamocorbula, Pulsidis

Subtaxa: Bicorbula gallicula Bicorbula idonea Corbula (Bicorbula) gallica Corbula (Bicorbula) harpa Corbula (Bicorbula) ickei Corbula (Bicorbula) praexarata Corbula (Bicorbula) pseudorakhiensis Corbula (Bicorbula) samanaensis Corbula (Bicorbula) subexarata Corbula (Bicorbula) tjiguhanensis

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Type: Corbula gallica

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4 collections)

• Miocene of India (3), Indonesia (2), United States (33: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of Bahrain (1), Belgium (4), Bulgaria (2), France (3), India (3), Indonesia (1), Italy (2), Pakistan (4), Romania (11), Spain (29), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (14)

• Paleocene of Argentina (8), Colombia (1), India (1), Pakistan (2), United States (1: North Dakota)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (3), Egypt (1), Iran (1), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), Somalia (1)

Total: 139 collections including 149 occurrences

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