Verticordia Sowerby 1844 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Verticordiidae

Parent taxon: Verticordiidae according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

See also Cox et al. 1969, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Wienrich 1999

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

Subtaxa: Verticordia (Verticordia) Verticordia cossmanni Verticordia eocensis Verticordia excavata Verticordia granulosa Verticordia lockei Verticordia pectinata Verticordia rhomboidea Verticordia sotoensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (2 collections), Mexico (1), United States (2: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Germany (1), United States (1: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (1), Peru (1), United States (23: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (34: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of Denmark (6), United States (7: Alabama, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (2)

Total: 87 collections including 88 occurrences

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