Florimetis biplicata Conrad 1834 (tellin clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Alternative combinations: Macoma biplicata, Metis biplicata, Tellina biplicata

Belongs to Florimetis according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Glenn 1904, Kidwell 1982 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Florimetis chipolana, Florimetis magnoliana, Florimetis trinitaria

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder


• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Miocene of United States (15: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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