Cuneocorbula Cossmann 1886 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative spelling: Corbula (Cuneocorbula)

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

See also Kafanov et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Corbula (Cuneocorbula) formosa Cuneocorbula angulata Cuneocorbula biangulata Cuneocorbula griswoldensis Cuneocorbula helenae Cuneocorbula subengonata Cuneocorbula weaveri Cuneocorbula whitfieldi

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Type: Corbula biangulata

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder


• Miocene of Peru (3 collections), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (17: Florida)

• Eocene of France (1), the Russian Federation (1), Tonga (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (10: Alabama, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), China (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (25: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), Poland (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: New Jersey)

Total: 70 collections including 72 occurrences

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