Glycymeris (Glycymeris) branneri Arnold 1908 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combination: Glycymeris branneri

Full reference: R. Arnold. 1908. Descriptions of new Cretaceous and Tertiary fossils from the Santa Cruz Mountains, California. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 34(1617):345-389

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

See also Arnold 1908 and Loel and Corey 1932

Sister taxa: Glycymeris (Glycymeris) angsanana, 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) rosecanyonensis, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) swartsi, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) taverai, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) whaleyi

Type specimen: USNM 165455, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Glycymeris (Glycymeris) branneri in the database

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