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) branneri, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) buwaldi, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) caputavisensis, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) eocenica, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) gabbi, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) gigantea, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) longioriformis, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) mahiana, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) obovata, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) rosecanyonensis, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) swartsi, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) taverai, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) whaleyi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• 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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