Glossus fraterna Say 1824 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Glossidae

Alternative combinations: Glossus fraternus, Isocardia fraterna

Belongs to Glossus according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also Glenn 1904

Sister taxa: Glossus (Aralocardia), Glossus (Cytherocardia), Glossus (Glossus), Glossus (Meiocardia), Glossus (Miocardiella), Glossus (Miocardiopsis), Glossus (Sulcocardia), Glossus aquilinus, Glossus filosus, Glossus markoei, Glossus marylandica, Glossus mazlea, Glossus santamaria, Glossus slatana

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (8: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Miocene of Haiti (2), United States (14: Maryland, Virginia)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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