Glycymeris glycymeris Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combinations: Arca glycymeris, Glycymeris (Glycymeris) glycymeris, Pectunculus glycymeris

Belongs to Glycymeris according to H. G. Spencer et al. 2004

See also Hendy et al. 2008, Jung 1965 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Glycymeris (Axinactis), Glycymeris (Axinola), 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 baumanni, Glycymeris boguensis, 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 democraciana, Glycymeris depressa, Glycymeris dispar, Glycymeris dunkeri, Glycymeris eumita, Glycymeris filosa, Glycymeris fulleri, Glycymeris gabrielensis, Glycymeris geinitzii, Glycymeris gembacanus, Glycymeris globosa, 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 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 corbuloides, Pectunculus idoneus, Pectunculus lima, Pectunculus nuculatus, Glycymeris delessertii, Glycymeris (Glycymerula) modesta, Pseudaxinaea violascens, Axinaea viamediae, Axinea conradi, Veletuceta flammeus, Pectunculopsis moguntina

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ireland (1 collection), Italy (3), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (2)

• Pliocene of Iceland (1), Italy (1), Spain (4), the United Kingdom (2)

• Miocene of Morocco (1)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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