Glycimeris Lamarck 1799 (clam)

Bivalvia - Hiatellida - Hiatellidae

Parent taxon: Glycimeridae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2010

See also Nagao 1928, Turner 1938 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Cyrtodaria, Hiatella, Hiatellinae, Panopea, Panopeinae, Pseudosaxicava, Turneria, Pholeobia

Subtaxa: Glycimeris altoumbonata Glycimeris fresnoensis Glycimeris halli Glycimeris hannibali Glycimeris maccrayi Glycimeris marysvillensis Glycimeris perrini Glycimeris veatchii

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mozambique (1 collection), South Africa (4)

• Pliocene of the United Kingdom (4), United States (2: California)

• Miocene of Japan (1), United States (2: California, Maryland)

• Eocene of Brazil (1), Chile (1), France (1), United States (24: California, Oregon)

• Paleocene of United States (9: California)

• Cretaceous of United States (6: California, Maryland, New Jersey)

Total: 56 collections including 61 occurrences

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