Late Miocene to Middle Pleistocene; Extinct.
Panama to southern Florida.
Original Description (from Heilprin, 1886, p. 92):
"Shell thin, transversely elongated, oval, about equilateral; beaks central, acute, not prominent; right valve with a vertically incised, lamellar, cardinal-tooth, which is followed by the very oblique, and broadly opening cartilage sulcus; dental fissure in left valve narrow, apparently duplicated; lateral teeth subcentral; surface covered with numerous, regularly placed, elevated lamellae of growth, which are gently angulated on the posterior slope.
Length, 2.8 inches; height, two inches.
A single specimen from the banks below Fort Thompson."