Corbula inaequalis Say 1824 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative combination: Caryocorbula inaequalis

Belongs to Corbula according to H. G. Richards 1947

See also Glenn 1904 and Kidwell 1982

Sister taxa: Corbula (Anisocorbula), Corbula (Caryocorbula), Corbula (Corbula), Corbula (Notocorbula), Corbula (Serracorbula), Corbula (Tenuicorbula), Corbula (Varicorbula), 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 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 inaequalis mansfieldi

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Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: Florida, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (12: Florida, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (36: Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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