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Glycymeris (Glycymeris)

Source Data
SourceIDLink
Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID (GBIF)Not linked to a GBIF record.
PaleoBioDB ID (PBDB)83509https://paleobiodb.org/classic/checkTaxonInfo?taxon_no=83509
Ranksubgenus (PBDB)
Taxonomy (PBDB)Life : Animalia : Mollusca : Bivalvia : Arcida : Glycymerididae : Glycymeris : Glycymeris (Glycymeris)
Classification
(PBDB,GBIF)
RankNameAuthor
-Eukaryota
-OpisthokontaCavalier-Smith 1987
kingdomAnimalia
-Bilateria
-EubilateriaAx 1987
-ProtostomiaGrobben 1908
-Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMolluscaLinnaeus 1758
classBivalviaLinnaeus 1758
-EubivalviaCarter 2011
subclassAutobranchia
infraclassPteriomorphia
-OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
-ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida
superfamilyArcoidea
familyGlycymerididaeNewton 1922
genusGlycymerisDa Costa 1778
subgenusGlycymeris (Glycymeris)da Costa 1778
Opinions (PBDB)
NameRankOpinionEvidenceAuthor
Glycymeris (Glycymeris)subgenusbelongs to Glycymerisstated with evidenceda Costa, 1778
Glycymeris (Glycymeris)subgenusbelongs to Glycymerisstated without evidenceFleming, 1966
Glycymeris (Glycymeris)subgenusbelongs to Glycymerisstated with evidencedel Rio, 1992
Glycymeris (Glycymeris)subgenusbelongs to Glycymerisstated without evidenceKafanov and Ogasawara, 2003
Status (PBDB)extant
Taxon Size (PBDB)12
Extant Size (PBDB)4 (33%)
First Recorded Appearance113 - 101 Ma
Early Cretaceous
Environmentcoastal,inner shelf,outer shelf,oceanic (based on Glycymerididae)
Motilityfacultatively mobile (based on Glycymeris)
Visionblind (based on Bivalvia)
Dietsuspension feeder (based on Glycymeris)
Ontogenyaccretion (based on Glycymerididae)
Taphonomyaragonite,thick,major ribbing (based on Glycymerididae)
Primary Reference (PBDB)S. K. Skwarko. 1994. Mollusca in Indonesian Cenozoic biostratigraphy (a computerised compilation)

Fossil Distribution

Subtaxa

NameStatusCommon Name(s)Fossil OccurrencesOldestYoungest
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) angsanana
species
listed (PBDB)116.0 Ma
Miocene
16.0 Ma
Miocene
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) caputavisensis
species
listed (PBDB)111.6 Ma
Miocene
11.6 Ma
Miocene
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) gigantea
species
listed (PBDB)85.33 Ma
Miocene
0 Ma
Extant
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) jamaicensis
species
listed (PBDB)1823.0 Ma
Miocene
0 Ma
Extant
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) longioriformis
species
listed (PBDB)111.6 Ma
Miocene
11.6 Ma
Miocene
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) maculata
species
listed (PBDB)55.33 Ma
Miocene
0 Ma
Extant
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) mahiana
species
listed (PBDB)
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) obovata
species
listed (PBDB)5733.9 Ma
Oligocene
3.60 Ma
Pliocene
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) taverai
species
listed (PBDB)

Synonymy List

YearName and Author
1778Glycymeris (Glycymeris) da Costa
1965Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Jung p. 437
1966Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Fleming p. 18
1973Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Marasti p. 100
1984Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Squires p. 41
1986Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Covacevich and Frassinetti p. 39
YearName and Author
1987Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Squires p. 55
1992Glycymeris (Glycymeris) del Rio p. 17
2003Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Kafanov and Ogasawara p. 51
2003Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Mandic and Steininger p. 276
2004Glycymeris (Glycymeris) Vera-Peláez et al. p. 255

References

Skwarko S. K. (1994) , Mollusca in Indonesian Cenozoic biostratigraphy (a computerised compilation)
Jung P. (1965) Miocene Mollusca from the Paraguana Peninsula, Venezuela, Bulletins of American Paleontology 49 223, 389-652
Fleming C. A. (1966) Marwick's Illustrations of New Zealand shells, with a checklist of New Zealand Cenozoic Mollusca, New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Bulletin 173
Marasti R. (1973) La fauna tortoniana del T. Stirone (limite Parmense-Piacentino), Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana 12 1, 76-120
Squires R. L. (1984) Megapaleontology of the Eocene Llajas Formation, Simi Valley, California, Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 350, 1-76
Covacevich V., Frassinetti D. (1986) El genero Cancellaria en el Mioceno de Chile con descripcion de cuatro especies nuevas (Gaastropoda: Cancellariidae), Revista Geológica de Chile 28-29, 33-67
Squires R. L. (1987) Eocene molluscan paleontology of the Whitaker Peak area, Los Angeles and Ventura counties, California, Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 388, 1-93
del Rio C. J. (1992) Middle Miocene bivalves of the Puerto Madryn Formation, Valdes Peninsule, Chubut Province, Argentina (Nuculidae-Pectinidae): Part 1, Palaeontographica Abteilung A 225, 1-58
Kafanov A. I., Ogasawara K. (2003) Neogene and Paleogene Molluscan (Bivalvia) Cenozones of Sakhalin and Kurile Islands, Science Reports, Institute of Geoscience, University of Tsukuba 24, 45-79
Mandic O., Steininger F. F. (2003) Computer-based mollusc stratigraphy - a case study from the Eggenburgian (Lower Miocene) type region (NE Austria), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 197, 263-291
Vera-Peláez J. L., Lozano-Francisco M. C., et al (2004) Molluscos del Tirreniense (Pleistoceno Superior) de la Playa la Araña-Cala de Moral (Málaga), Revista Española de Paleontología 19 2, 251-259
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
Data courtesy of: PBDB: The Paleobiology Database, Creative Commons CC-BY licenced. , GBIF: the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, various licences, iDigBio, various licences, and EOL: The Encyclopedia of Life (Open Data Public Domain). Because fossils are made of minerals too!
 
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