Yoldia Möller 1842 (clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Yoldiidae

Alternative spelling: Leda (Yoldia)

Parent taxon: Yoldiidae according to A. Beu and M. Taviani 2013

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Clark and Arnold 1923, Coan et al. 2000, Dockery 1982, Durham 1944, Faustman 1964, Glenn 1904, Grant and Gale 1931, Hayami 1975, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Lintz 1958, Moore 1976, Nagao 1928, Nagao 1928, Russell and Landes 1937, Sepkoski 2002, Skwarko 1967, Spencer et al. 2004, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxon: Rollieria

Subtaxa: Yoldia (Cnesterium) Yoldia (Kalayoldia) Yoldia (Mirayoldia) Yoldia (Nampiella) Yoldia (Sachalinella) Yoldia (Yoldia) Yoldia astoriana Yoldia blakeleyensis Yoldia bocasensis Yoldia carnarosensis Yoldia clydoniona Yoldia cooperii Yoldia cupressensis Yoldia dowlingi Yoldia duprei Yoldia evansi Yoldia freytagi Yoldia gesteri Yoldia gladenkovi Yoldia hikoshimensis Yoldia hyperborea Yoldia impressa Yoldia inaequisculpta Yoldia kermadecensis Yoldia kissoumi Yoldia laevis Yoldia limatula Yoldia markleyensis Yoldia mater Yoldia mcconnelli Yoldia mortuasusensis Yoldia mosesi Yoldia nasuta Yoldia newcombi Yoldia nitida Yoldia olympiana Yoldia peninsularis Yoldia pisciformis Yoldia powersi Yoldia sagittalia Yoldia sapotilla Yoldia scaphoides Yoldia scissurata Yoldia serica Yoldia submontereyensis Yoldia subscitula Yoldia supramontereyana Yoldia supramontereyensis Yoldia temblorensis

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Type: Nucula arctica

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut), Greenland (2), Iceland (1), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (23), United States (30: California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), Colombia (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (11), the Netherlands (2), Panama (3), the Philippines (2), the Russian Federation (5), the United Kingdom (2), United States (20: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: California)

• Miocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (8), Bulgaria (4), Colombia (1), Cyprus (2), Denmark (2), Germany (37), India (1), Italy (4), Japan (20), Morocco (5), the Netherlands (3), Panama (1), the Russian Federation (27), Slovakia (1), United States (56: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia, Washington)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Canada (2: British Columbia), Denmark (4), Hungary (1), India (1), Japan (23), the Russian Federation (16), United States (79: Alaska, California, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Japan (7), the Russian Federation (5), United States (66: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas, Washington)

• Paleocene of United States (10: Alabama, Alaska, California, Louisiana, Texas)

• Paleogene of Japan (1)

• Tertiary of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Australia (4), Canada (11: Alberta), Chile (1), Denmark (1), India (1), Japan (4), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (3), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (1), United States (41: California, Kansas, Minnesota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

• Permian of United States (3: Kansas, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (3: Illinois, Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous of United States (6: Arizona, Kansas, Nevada, Oklahoma)

Total: 597 collections including 741 occurrences

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