Tagelus politus Carpenter 1857 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Solecurtidae

Alternative combination: Solecurtus politus

Synonyms: Solecurtus nitidissima Dunker 1862, Tagelus (Mesopleura) bourgeoisae Hertlein 1951

Belongs to Tagelus according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

Sister taxa: Tagelus (Mesopleura), Tagelus (Tagelus), Tagelus affinis, Tagelus bolivarensis, Tagelus californianus, Tagelus cebus, Tagelus clarki, Tagelus dombeii, Tagelus peruanus, Tagelus peruvianus, Tagelus plebeius, Tagelus plebius carolinensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at FLMNH Loc. 4143 - Panama Canal [Pacific Muck] (Quaternary of Panama)

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