Glycymeris (Glycymerita) Finlay and Marwick 1937 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative spelling: Glycymerita

Parent taxon: Glycymeris according to C. J. del Rio 1992

See also Covacevich and Frassinetti 1986, Fleming 1966, Sepkoski 2002, Stilwell 1998 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Glycymeris (Axinactis), Glycymeris (Axinola), Glycymeris (Chevronia), Glycymeris (Glycymeris), Glycymeris (Grandaxinea), Glycymeris (Hanaia), Glycymeris (Pseudoveletuceta), Glycymeris (Tucetilla), Glycymeris (Veletuceta), Glycymeris americana, Glycymeris anteparilis, Glycymeris arctata, Glycymeris arquilloensis, Glycymeris baumanni, Glycymeris boguensis, Glycymeris branneri, Glycymeris brevirostris, Glycymeris cainozoica, Glycymeris canoa, Glycymeris caracoli, Glycymeris carbasina, Glycymeris castaneus, Glycymeris chehalisensis, Glycymeris cisshuensis, Glycymeris colchaguensis, Glycymeris conradi, Glycymeris cookei, Glycymeris cor, Glycymeris corteziana, Glycymeris crashleyi, Glycymeris crescentensis, Glycymeris decussata, Glycymeris delessertii, Glycymeris democraciana, Glycymeris depressa, Glycymeris dispar, Glycymeris dunkeri, Glycymeris eumita, Glycymeris filosa, Glycymeris fulleri, Glycymeris gabrielensis, Glycymeris geinitzii, Glycymeris gembacanus, Glycymeris globosa, Glycymeris glycymeris, Glycymeris gordoni, Glycymeris grayana, Glycymeris gwadarensis, Glycymeris hedleyi, Glycymeris hummi, Glycymeris ibari, Glycymeris idensis, Glycymeris idonea, Glycymeris intercostata, Glycymeris jacquoti, Glycymeris kashewarowi, Glycymeris kelsoensis, Glycymeris linda, Glycymeris lisbonensis, Glycymeris longior, Glycymeris major, Glycymeris martini, Glycymeris microsulci, Glycymeris mississippiensis, Glycymeris naiadis, Glycymeris nigeriensis, Glycymeris ovata, Glycymeris parilis, Glycymeris pectunculus, Glycymeris peruvianus, Glycymeris pilosa, Glycymeris pulvinata, Glycymeris puruensis, Glycymeris quilonensis, Glycymeris rectidorsalis, Glycymeris reefensis, Glycymeris reevi, Glycymeris sagittata, Glycymeris shrimptoni, Glycymeris sindiensis, Glycymeris sloani, Glycymeris soriensis, Glycymeris spectralis, Glycymeris stamina, Glycymeris staminea, Glycymeris striatularis, Glycymeris suwannensis, Glycymeris swartsi, Glycymeris tenuisulcatus, Glycymeris terebratularis, Glycymeris thomsoni, Glycymeris trigonella, Glycymeris tumefactus, Glycymeris waipipiensis, Glycymeris woodsi, Glycymeris wrigleyi, Pectunculus subauriculatus, Pectunculus subtrigonalis, Pectunculus cuneus, Pectunculus corbuloides, Pectunculus idoneus, Pectunculus trigonella, Pectunculus perplanus, Pectunculus lima, Pectunculus nuculatus, Glycymeris (Glycymerula) modesta, Pseudaxinaea violascens, Axinaea viamediae, Axinea idonea, Axinea conradi, Veletuceta flammeus, Pectunculopsis moguntina

Subtaxa: Glycymeris (Glycymerita) anae Glycymeris (Glycymerita) apletos Glycymeris (Glycymerita) ibariformis Glycymeris (Glycymerita) magna Glycymerita concava Glycymerita gigantica Glycymerita robusta

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Type: Glycymeris concava

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of New Zealand (3 collections)

• Miocene of Argentina (16), Chile (1), India (1), New Zealand (7), Peru (3)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (8), United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (4)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (2), Bulgaria (1), France (1), India (1), Italy (1), Japan (16), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (8), the Russian Federation (3), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (32: Alabama, California, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 119 collections including 139 occurrences

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