Glycymeris (Axinola) Hertlein and Grant 1972 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative spelling: Axinola

Parent taxon: Glycymeris according to E. V. Coan et al. 2000

See also Hertlein and Grant 1972, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Glycymeris (Axinactis), Glycymeris (Chevronia), Glycymeris (Glycymeris), Glycymeris (Glycymerita), Glycymeris (Grandaxinea), Glycymeris (Hanaia), Glycymeris (Pseudoveletuceta), Glycymeris (Tucetilla), Glycymeris (Veletuceta), Glycymeris americana, Glycymeris anteparilis, Glycymeris arctata, Glycymeris arquilloensis, Glycymeris banosensis, 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 pentzana, Glycymeris peruvianus, Glycymeris pilosa, Glycymeris pulvinata, Glycymeris puruensis, Glycymeris quilonensis, Glycymeris rectidorsalis, Glycymeris reefensis, Glycymeris reevi, Glycymeris rosecanyonensis, Glycymeris sagittata, Glycymeris shastensis, 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 (Axinola) septentrionalis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (3 collections), United States (8: California)

• Pliocene of United States (4: California, Oregon)

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (1), United States (9: Alaska, California)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 26 collections including 27 occurrences

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