Glycymeris (Glycymeris) rosecanyonensis Hanna 1927 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combination: Glycymeris rosecanyonensis

Full reference: M. A. Hanna. 1927. An Eocene invertebrate fauna from the La Jolla Quadrangle, California . University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 16(8):247-398

Belongs to Glycymeris (Glycymeris) according to E. J. Moore 1983

See also Hanna 1927, Squires 1984 and Squires 1987

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) jamaicensis, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) longioriformis, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) mahiana, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) obovata, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) swartsi, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) taverai, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) whaleyi

Type specimen: UCMP 30989

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Eocene of United States (25: California collections)

• Paleocene to Eocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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