Corbula (Caryocorbula) Gardner 1926 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Parent taxon: Corbula according to P. Jung 1965

See also Anderson and Roopnarine 2003, da Silva Forti 1969, Darragh and Kendrick 2008, Freneix et al. 1988, Perrilliat 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Corbula (Anisocorbula), Corbula (Corbula), Corbula (Notocorbula), Corbula (Serracorbula), Corbula (Tenuicorbula), Corbula (Varicorbula), Corbula acutangula, Corbula acuticostata, Corbula betsyae, Corbula blakei, Corbula buckmani, Corbula carinata, Corbula compressa, Corbula cotuhensis, Corbula daghaniensis, Corbula diaboli, Corbula dickersoni, Corbula dilatata, Corbula ecuabula, Corbula extenuata, Corbula franklini, Corbula ganguararica, Corbula gibbosa, Corbula grandidieri, Corbula gregorioi, Corbula inaequalis, Corbula islipensis, Corbula khalidi, Corbula knoxiana, Corbula lacteana, Corbula lyoni, Corbula lyonsi, Corbula lyra, Corbula mekranica, Corbula muricina, Corbula negritensis, Corbula nematophora, Corbula obliquata, Corbula oldhami, Corbula onestae, Corbula oniscus, Corbula palliseri, Corbula paracasensis, Corbula paracrassa, Corbula pectinata, Corbula percompressa, Corbula sinuosa, Corbula spectabilis, Corbula sphenia, Corbula sprouli, Corbula stillwaterensis, Corbula striatina, Corbula striatuloides, Corbula subengota, Corbula sulcata, Corbula sulcifera, Corbula taheri, Corbula tenuis, Corbula tenuisulcata, Corbula terramaria, Corbula trigonalis, Corbula tunicosulcata, Corbula ursaniensis, Corbula woodsi, Corbulamella suffalciata, Aloidis tunicata, Aloidis cheribonensis, Aloidis scaphoides

Subtaxa: Corbula (Caryocorbula) alabamiensis Corbula (Caryocorbula) amethystina Corbula (Caryocorbula) carmenensis Corbula (Caryocorbula) nuciformis Corbula (Caryocorbula) porcella Corbula (Caryocorbula) sericea Corbula (Caryocorbula) whitei

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Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (1), Jamaica (3), Mexico (3), United States (5: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5)

• Miocene of Brazil (6), Bulgaria (2), the Dominican Republic (9), Peru (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (35: Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of France (1), Mexico (7), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Colombia (4), United States (70: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (18: Louisiana, Texas)

Total: 181 collections including 216 occurrences

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