Glycymeris (Glycymeris) jamaicensis Dall 1898 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combination: Glycymeris jamaicensis

Belongs to Glycymeris (Glycymeris) according to P. Jung 1965

See also Anderson 1929, Maury 1917, Maury 1920 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Glycymeris (Glycymeris) angsanana, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) caputavisensis, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) gigantea, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) longioriformis, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) maculata, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) mahiana, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) obovata, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) taverai

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (4 collections), Jamaica (5), Panama (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (2), the Dominican Republic (3), Venezuela (1)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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