Malletia des Moulins 1832 (clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia

Synonyms: Bathymalletia Kuroda and Habe 1971, Malletiella Soot-Ryen 1957, Minormalletia Dall 1908, Mulidentata Kristofovich 1964, Pseudomalletia Fischer 1886, Solenella Sowerby 1833

Parent taxon: Malletiinae according to D. Frassinetti and V Covacevich 1995

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Grant and Gale 1931, Maxwell 1992, Mikkelsen 2006, Nielson and Valdovinos 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004, Todd 2001 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Anthraconeilo, Arisaigia, Australoneilo, Cadomia, Carinineilo, Concavoleda, Ctenodontella, Dianucula, Dysodonta, Ekstadia, Johnmartinia, Katadesmia, Koenenia, Lapteviella, Lophoconcha, Metapalaeoneilo, Myoplusia, Neilo, Ningliconcha, Nuculites, Palaeoneilo, Perrisonota, Phaenodesmia, Prosoleptus, Quadratonucula, Sluha, Spathelopsis, Taimyrodon, Tindariopsis, Vnigriella, Yoldioides, Yongshengia, Zeehania

Subtaxa: Malletia abrupta Malletia chilensis Malletia galatheae Malletia sabrina Minormalletia nasuta Minormalletia simia Perissonota littlei Perissonota protexta Pseudomalletia obtusa Solenella subaequalis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Chile (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Japan (6)

• Miocene of Japan (2), the Russian Federation (5)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (3), the Russian Federation (2)

• Oligocene of the Russian Federation (7)

• Eocene of Japan (4), the Russian Federation (5), United States (2: California)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (2)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Chile (1), China (1), Germany (1), Japan (1), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (3), United States (103: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Hungary (1)

• Triassic of the Russian Federation (4)

• Permian of the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 162 collections including 198 occurrences

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