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Tagelus plebeius Lightfoot 1786 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Solecurtidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 108173

Alternative combination: Solen plebeius

Synonyms: Solecurtus caribaeus Lamarck 1818 (no. 157297), Solen caribaeus Lamarck 1818 (no. 157296), Solen gibbus Spengler 1794 (no. 108174), Tagelus (Tagelus) gibbus Spengler 1794 (no. 161435), Tagelus gibbus Spengler 1794 (no. 108175)

Belongs to Tagelus according to L. W. Ward 1998

Sister taxa: Tagelus (Mesopleura), Tagelus (Tagelus), Tagelus affinis, Tagelus bolivarensis, Tagelus californianus, Tagelus cebus, Tagelus clarki, Tagelus dombeii, Tagelus peruanus, Tagelus peruvianus, Tagelus plebius carolinensis, Tagelus politus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder