Tucetona pectinata Gmelin 1791 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combinations: Arca pectinata, Glycymeris (Tucetona) pectinata, Glycymeris pectinata

Belongs to Tucetona according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Richards et al. 1969, Tschudin 2001 and Woodring 1973

Sister taxa: Tucetona (Bellaxinaea), Tucetona acuticostata, Tucetona angusticosta, Tucetona arata, Tucetona auriflua, Tucetona broadfooti, Tucetona castaneus, Tucetona convexus, Tucetona democraciana, Tucetona finlayi, Tucetona flabellata, Tucetona gealei, Tucetona hoylei, Tucetona lamyi, Tucetona laticostata, Tucetona lenticularis, Tucetona oculatus, Tucetona odhneri, Tucetona pectunculus, Tucetona sabinensis, Tucetona scalarisculpta, Tucetona sordida, Tucetona strigilata, Tucetona subtilis, Tucetona usiacurii

Subtaxa: Tucetona pectinata canalis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of the Bahamas (3 collections), Bermuda (2), Haiti (1), Japan (1), United States (14: Florida, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (2), Costa Rica (4), Greece (2), Italy (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (3: Florida, Virginia), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene of Colombia (4), Cyprus (1), Greece (2), Panama (13), United States (5: Florida), Venezuela (24)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Venezuela (1)

Total: 91 collections each including a single occurrence

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