Glycymeris decussata Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combinations: Arca decussata, Glycymeris decussatus

Synonyms: Glycymeris pennacea Lamarck 1819, Pectunculus pennaceus Lamarck 1819

Belongs to Glycymeris according to D. Curry 1958

See also Hendy et al. 2008, Olsson 1922, Richards et al. 1969 and Vredenburg 1928

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 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 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 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

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (2 collections), Djibouti (1), Japan (2), South Africa (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2), Venezuela (5)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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