Carolia Cantraine 1838 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Anomiidae

Parent taxon: Anomiidae according to T. J. Devries 2018

See also Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Anomia, Anomianella, Anomiinae, Enigmonia, Eonomia, Hemiplacuna, Heteranomia, Indoplacuna, Isomonia, Juranomia, Operculella, Paranomia, Paraplacuna, Parinomya, Pindorama, Placunanomia, Placunanomiinae, Placunema, Placunopsis, Pododesmus, Pseudoplacuna, Tedinia, Wakullina

Subtaxa: Carolia (Carolia) Carolia blanfordiana Carolia placunoides

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (5: Florida, South Carolina collections)

• Eocene of Colombia (2), Egypt (30), Haiti (1), Jamaica (1), Libya (6), the Netherlands Antilles (1), Peru (1), Senegal (1)

• Paleocene of Nigeria (1)

Total: 49 collections including 53 occurrences

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