Tucetona pectinata canalis Brown and Pilsbry 1911 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combinations: Glycymeris (Tucetona) pectinata canalis, Glycymeris canalis

Full reference: A. P. Brown and H. A. Pilsbry. 1911. Fauna of the Gatun Formation, Isthmus of Panama. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciencesof Philadelphia 63(2):336-373

Belongs to Tucetona pectinata according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Barrios 1960, Hodson et al. 1927, Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ANSP (no number), a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Pliocene of Colombia (2 collections), Costa Rica (3)

• Miocene of Colombia (4), Panama (1), Venezuela (23)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Venezuela (1)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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