Corbula (Varicorbula) Grant and Gale 1931 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative spelling: Varicorbula

Parent taxon: Corbula according to L. C. Anderson 1996

See also Dey 1961, Freneix et al. 1988, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Marasti 1973, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Corbula (Anisocorbula), Corbula (Caryocorbula), Corbula (Corbula), Corbula (Notocorbula), Corbula (Serracorbula), Corbula (Tenuicorbula), 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 (Varicorbula) gibba Corbula (Varicorbula) hatcheri Corbula (Varicorbula) sanctidominici Varicorbula baea Varicorbula bradleyi Varicorbula chipolana Varicorbula disparilis Varicorbula elevata Varicorbula globosa Varicorbula granti Varicorbula hodsoni Varicorbula islatrinitatis Varicorbula krebsiana Varicorbula laqueata Varicorbula minuta Varicorbula operculum Varicorbula vieta Varicorbula zuliana

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Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (2 collections), Costa Rica (2), France (1), Italy (2), Japan (1), Panama (1), Poland (8), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (5), United States (9: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (8), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (6), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (1), India (1), Italy (6), Jamaica (3), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (13), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5)

• Miocene of Austria (12), Belgium (7), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (6), Colombia (1), Cyprus (1), Denmark (1), the Dominican Republic (3), Germany (54), Iran (1), Italy (6), Morocco (7), the Netherlands (2), Panama (49), Peru (1), Poland (4), Romania (2), Slovakia (5), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (49: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Belgium (4), Denmark (6), France (21), Germany (1), Hungary (4), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (41: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Belgium (4), Colombia (1), France (7), Mexico (3), Nigeria (3), Panama (1), Spain (35), the United Kingdom (9), United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of Belgium (2), Germany (1)

• Cretaceous of Australia (2), Japan (7), United States (2: Alabama, South Dakota)

• Jurassic of Japan (5), Poland (1)

Total: 479 collections including 480 occurrences

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