Trigonulina d'Orbigny 1946 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Verticordiidae

Alternative spelling: Verticordia (Trigonulina)

Parent taxon: Verticordiidae according to P. Jung 1996

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acreuciroa, Euciroa, Halicardia, Halicardissa, Haliris, Kurinuia, Laevicordia, Lyonsiella, Pecchiolia, Setaliris, Spinosipella, Vertambitus, Verticordia, Vertisphaera, Policordia, Dallicordia

Subtaxa: Trigonulina bowdenensis Trigonulina ornata Trigonulina pacifica

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (2 collections), United States (4: Florida, North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (5), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (3), Panama (10), United States (1: North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (13), Panama (3), United States (2: Florida)

• Eocene of United States (6: Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 54 collections each including a single occurrence

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