Diplodonta zelandica Gray 1835 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Ungulinidae

Alternative combinations: Felaniella (Zemysia) zelandica, Lucina zelandica

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

Sister taxa: Diplodonta (Diplodonta), Diplodonta (Microstagon), Diplodonta (Phlyctiderma), Diplodonta (Sphaerella), Diplodonta (Timothynus), Diplodonta (Zemysina), Diplodonta acclinis, Diplodonta aleutica, Diplodonta astartea, Diplodonta balcombensis, Diplodonta confusa, Diplodonta corbiscula, Diplodonta cornea, Diplodonta dalli, Diplodonta dilatata, Diplodonta dissona, Diplodonta ferruginata, Diplodonta globosa, Diplodonta hopkinsiensis, Diplodonta incerta, Diplodonta inconspicua, Diplodonta infrequens, Diplodonta lupinus, Diplodonta mediamericana, Diplodonta nucleiformis, Diplodonta orbella, Diplodonta paralta, Diplodonta parilis, Diplodonta problematica, Diplodonta punctata, Diplodonta sericata, Diplodonta shilohensis, Diplodonta soror, Diplodonta stephensoni, Diplodonta subquadrata, Diplodonta subrotunda, Diplodonta subrotundata, Diplodonta subvexa, Diplodonta torelli, Diplodonta transversaria, Diplodonta traski, Diplodonta villardeboeana, Taras (Diplodonta) alta, Taras unisulcatus, Taras (Taras), Taras goodspeedi, Felaniella confusa, Felaniella palmerae, Felaniella senegalensis, Felaniella insula, Felaniella (Felaniella), Felaniella (Zemysia) elliptica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Pliocene of New Zealand (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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