Bothrocorbula Gabb 1873 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative spelling: Corbula (Bothrocorbula)

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

See also Perrilliat 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980, Woodring 1925 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Aloides, Anticorbula, Antiquicorbula, Bicorbula, 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: Bothrocorbula radiatula Bothrocorbula smithiana Bothrocorbula synarmostes Bothrocorbula viminea Bothrocorbula wilcoxii

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Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (8: Florida collections)

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

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (3), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (6), Haiti (3), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (12: Florida)

• Paleocene of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 42 collections each including a single occurrence

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