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Glycymeris glycymeris

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Arca glycymeris Linnaeus
1778Glycymeris glycymeris da Costa
1850Pectunculus glycymeris Woods p. 66
1869Pectunculus glycymeris Jeffreys
1965Glycymeris (Glycymeris) glycymeris Jung p. 437
2004Glycymeris glycymeris Spencer et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyGlycymerididaeNewton 1922
genusGlycymerisDa Costa 1778
speciesglycymeris(Linnaeus 1758)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Adult height: 10 to < 100f
Thickness: thickf
Folds: nonef
Ribbing: majorf
Spines: nonef
Internal reinforcement: nonef
Ontogeny: accretionf
Environment: coastal, inner shelf, outer shelf, oceanicf
Locomotion: facultatively mobileg
Life habit: infaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-29 17:01:36
Modified: 2004-02-29 19:01:36
Source: g = genus, f = family, c = class
References: Mikkelsen and Bieler 2008, Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Tortonian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 11.62000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (18 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian - Messinian11.62 - 5.333Morocco Glycymeris glycymeris (173166)
Early/Lower Pliocene5.333 - 3.6Iceland Glycymeris glycymeris (34951)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Spain Glycymeris glycymeris (71910)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Spain Glycymeris glycymeris (71908 71911 71913)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588United Kingdom (England) Pectunculus glycymeris (84764)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588United Kingdom (England) Glycymeris glycymeris (55829)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Italy (Emilia-Romagna) Glycymeris glycymeris (178117)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Italy Glycymeris glycymeris (78312)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Spain Glycymeris glycymeris (128383)
Early/Lower Pleistocene - Late/Upper Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Italy (Livorno) Glycymeris glycymeris (173663)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117United Kingdom (England) Pectunculus glycymeris (84833 84834)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Ireland Glycymeris glycymeris (178118)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Spain Glycymeris glycymeris (128324)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Spain Glycymeris glycymeris (176761)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Italy Glycymeris glycymeris (166074)