Varicorbula elevata Conrad 1838 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Alternative combination: Corbula elevata

Belongs to Varicorbula according to L. W. Ward 1998

See also Glenn 1904 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Corbula (Varicorbula) capayana, Corbula (Varicorbula) gibba, Corbula (Varicorbula) hatcheri, Corbula (Varicorbula) sanctidominici, Varicorbula baea, Varicorbula bradleyi, Varicorbula chipolana, Varicorbula disparilis, Varicorbula globosa, Varicorbula granti, Varicorbula hodsoni, Varicorbula islatrinitatis, Varicorbula krebsiana, Varicorbula laqueata, Varicorbula minuta, Varicorbula operculum, Varicorbula vieta, Varicorbula zuliana

Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (16: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey collections)

Total: 16 collections including 17 occurrences

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