Subfamily Corbulinae Lamarck 1818 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Parent taxon: Corbulidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Freneix et al. 1988, Iqbal 1973, Kanno 1978, Vokes 1980 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Aloides, Anticorbula, Antiquicorbula, Bicorbula, Bothrocorbula, Caestocorbulinae, Caryocorbula, Caryocorbulinae, Concentricavalva, Corbula, Corbulamellinae, Cuneocorbula, Cuspicorbula, Eoursivivas, Erodona, Erodoninae, Exallocorbula, Ficusocorbula, Hexacorbula, Indocorbula, Juliacorbula, Lentidiinae, Lentidinae, Nipponicorbula, Ostomya, Pachydon, Pachydontinae, Pachyrotunda, Panamicorbula, Potamocorbula, Pulsidis

Subtaxa: Anapteris Corbulomima Flexicorbula Ursirivus Vokesula

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Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Panama (2 collections)

• Miocene of Panama (4)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), Mexico (8), United States (75: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Mexico (5), United States (7: Alabama, Louisiana, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), Lebanon (1), United States (30: Texas)

• Jurassic of China (2), France (5), Greenland (5), India (69), Iran (1), Portugal (71), Spain (13), the United Kingdom (25)

Total: 325 collections including 361 occurrences

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