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 (Glossus), Glossus (Meiocardia), Glossus markoei, Glossus marylandica, Glossus mazlea, Glossus santamaria, Isocardia hendersoni, Isocardia chicoensis, Isocardia parvula, Isocardia buchii, Isocardia shumardi, Isocardia delta, Isocardia ignolea, Isocardia coutinhoana, Isocardia subsinuata, Isocardia irelandi, Isocardia tejonensis, Isocardia parisiense, Isocardia praecisa, Isocardia azzarolae, Isocardia cor, Isocardia bulbosa, Isocardia branneri

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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