Anodontia (Pegophysema) Stewart 1930 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spellings: Cavilucina (Pegophysema), Loripinus (Pegophysema), Pegophysema

Parent taxon: Anodontia according to E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007

See also Marks 1951, Pilsbry and Olsson 1941, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Anodontia (Afrophysema), Anodontia (Anodontia), Anodontia (Cavatidens), Anodontia (Cryptophysema), Anodontia (Euanodontia), Anodontia (Lissosphaira), Anodontia (Loripinus), Anodontia alba, Anodontia bulla, Anodontia goliath, Anodontia maxima, Anodontia mioinflata, Anodontia spherica, Anodontia sphericula

Subtaxa: Anodontia (Pegophysema) philippiana Anodontia (Pegophysema) schrammi Pegophysema (Pegophysema) Pegophysema edentuloides Pegophysema janus Pegophysema mauryae Pegophysema omaliusi Pegophysema santarosana

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Type: Anodontia (Pegophysema) schrammi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (4: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (5), United States (11: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (5), Panama (14), United States (24: Florida)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), France (18), Panama (1)

• Eocene of Somalia (1)

Total: 86 collections including 87 occurrences

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