Solemya Children 1823

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Solemyidae

Alternative spellings: Solenimya, Solenomya

Parent taxon: Solemyidae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Coan et al. 2000, Eames 1951, Grant and Gale 1931, Howse 1848, Huber 2010, Kamenev 2009, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Meek and Worthen 1860, Olsson 1931, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Acharax, Janacekiiinae, Janeia, Solemyinae, Trachyaspis turbulensis, Vorkutella, Zesolemya

Subtaxa: Solemya (Austrosolemya) Solemya (Petrasma) Solemya (Pseudacharax) Solemya (Solemya) Solemya (Solemyarina) Solemya (Zesolemya) Solemya abbreviata Solemya dunnensis Solemya funingensis Solemya insignifica Solemya lamarckiana Solemya lomitensis Solemya parallella Solemya petricoloides Solemya radiata Solemya sulcifera Solemya togata Solemya trapezoides Solenomya sharonensis Solenomya translineata

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Virginia collection)

• Miocene of Cuba (1), Japan (1), Pakistan (1)

• Oligocene of Ecuador (2)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), United States (5: Alabama, California, Georgia, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Australia (1), Belgium (2), Greenland (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (13: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (4), Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Greenland (5), Japan (7), New Zealand (6), the Russian Federation (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (3), Turkey (1), United States (33: Alabama, Arizona, California, New Mexico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Greenland (2), Japan (4), New Zealand (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Argentina (2), China (1), Hungary (3), Madagascar (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Permian of Australia (1), China (4), the Russian Federation (1), United States (8: Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (4: Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio)

• Desmoinesian of United States (8: Missouri)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Virginia)

• Osagean of United States (1: Virginia)

• Carboniferous of China (1), United States (7: Kentucky, Maryland, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio)

• Devonian of United States (1: Virginia)

• Silurian of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 154 collections including 163 occurrences

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