Glycymeris idonea Conrad 1865 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Alternative combination: Glycymeris idoneus

Belongs to Glycymeris according to G. D. Harris 1919

Sister taxa: Glycymeris (Axinactis), Glycymeris (Axinola), Glycymeris (Chevronia), Glycymeris (Glycymeris), Glycymeris (Glycymerita), Glycymeris (Grandaxinea), Glycymeris (Hanaia), Glycymeris (Pseudoveletuceta), Glycymeris (Tucetilla), Glycymeris (Veletuceta), Glycymeris americana, Glycymeris anteparilis, Glycymeris arctata, Glycymeris arquilloensis, Glycymeris banosensis, Glycymeris baumanni, Glycymeris boguensis, Glycymeris branneri, Glycymeris brevirostris, Glycymeris cainozoica, Glycymeris canoa, Glycymeris caracoli, Glycymeris carbasina, Glycymeris castaneus, Glycymeris chehalisensis, Glycymeris cisshuensis, Glycymeris colchaguensis, Glycymeris conradi, Glycymeris cookei, Glycymeris cor, Glycymeris corteziana, Glycymeris crashleyi, Glycymeris crescentensis, Glycymeris decussata, Glycymeris delessertii, Glycymeris democraciana, Glycymeris depressa, Glycymeris dispar, Glycymeris dunkeri, Glycymeris eumita, Glycymeris filosa, Glycymeris fulleri, Glycymeris gabrielensis, Glycymeris geinitzii, Glycymeris gembacanus, Glycymeris globosa, Glycymeris glycymeris, Glycymeris gordoni, Glycymeris grayana, Glycymeris gwadarensis, Glycymeris hedleyi, Glycymeris hummi, Glycymeris ibari, Glycymeris idensis, Glycymeris intercostata, Glycymeris jacquoti, Glycymeris kashewarowi, Glycymeris kelsoensis, Glycymeris linda, Glycymeris lisbonensis, Glycymeris longior, Glycymeris major, Glycymeris martini, Glycymeris microsulci, Glycymeris mississippiensis, Glycymeris naiadis, Glycymeris nigeriensis, Glycymeris ovata, Glycymeris parilis, Glycymeris pectunculus, Glycymeris pentzana, Glycymeris peruvianus, Glycymeris pilosa, Glycymeris pulvinata, Glycymeris puruensis, Glycymeris quilonensis, Glycymeris rectidorsalis, Glycymeris reefensis, Glycymeris reevi, Glycymeris rosecanyonensis, Glycymeris shastensis, Glycymeris shrimptoni, Glycymeris sindiensis, Glycymeris sloani, Glycymeris soriensis, Glycymeris spectralis, Glycymeris stamina, Glycymeris staminea, Glycymeris striatularis, Glycymeris suwannensis, Glycymeris swartsi, Glycymeris tenuisulcatus, Glycymeris terebratularis, Glycymeris thomsoni, Glycymeris trigonella, Glycymeris tumefactus, Glycymeris vancouverensis, Glycymeris waipipiensis, Glycymeris woodsi, Glycymeris wrigleyi, Pectunculus subauriculatus, Pectunculus subtrigonalis, Pectunculus pacificus, Pectunculus cuneus, Pectunculus eocenica, Pectunculus ovatus, Pectunculus corbuloides, Pectunculus alternans, Pectunculus nitens, Pectunculus carolinensis, Pectunculus idoneus, Pectunculus polymorphus, Pectunculus trigonella, Pectunculus perplanus, Pectunculus lima, Pectunculus charlestonensis, Pectunculus nuculatus, Glycymeris (Glycymerula) modesta, Pseudaxinaea violascens, Axinaea viamediae, Axinaea sagittata, Axinaea veatchii, Axinea idonea, Axinaea cor, Axinea conradi, Veletuceta flammeus, Pectunculopsis moguntina

Type specimen: Its type locality is ADa-2 Rep 2, which is in a Paleocene/Paleocene shallow subtidal sandstone in the Nanafalia Formation of Alabama

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (53: Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia collections)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: Maryland)

• Paleocene of United States (28: Alabama, Maryland, Virginia)

Total: 82 collections including 83 occurrences

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