Glyptoactis (Claibornicardia) domenginica Vokes 1939 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative combinations: Glyptoactis (Glyptoactis) domenginica, Glyptoactis domenginica, Venericardia (Glyptoactis) domenginica

Full reference: H. E. Vokes. 1939. Molluscan faunas of the Domengine and Arroyo Hondo Formations of the California Eocene. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 38:1-246

Belongs to Glyptoactis (Claibornicardia) according to E. J. Moore 1992

See also Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires 1988, Squires and Demetrion 1992, Verástegui 1953 and Vokes 1939

Sister taxa: Claibornicardia carinata, Venericardia (Claibornicardia) alticostata, Venericardia (Claibornicardia) nasuta, Venericardia (Claibornicardia) trapaquara

Type specimen: UCMP 15611, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (19: California)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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