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Costaglycymeris Ward 1992 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 16221

Full reference: L. W. Ward. 1992. Molluscan biostratigraphy of the Miocene Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain of North America. Virginia Museum of Natural History 2

Parent taxon: Glycymeridinae according to L. W. Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Africarca, Ewekoromeris, Melaxinaea, Postligata, Tucetilla, Tucetonella

Subtaxa: Costaglycymeris drymanos, Costaglycymeris mixoni, Costaglycymeris subovata, Costaglycymeris virginiae, Costaglycymeris waltonensis

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Type: Pectunculus subovata

Ecology: facultatively mobile semi-infaunal suspension feeder