Pododesmus Philippi 1837 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Anomiidae

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

See also Beu et al. 1990, Clark and Arnold 1923, Moore 1987, Nagao 1928, Robinson and Lee 2011, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1993, Todd 2001, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Wienrich 1999

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

Subtaxa: Pododesmus (Monia) Pododesmus (Pododesmus) Pododesmus decipiens Pododesmus fragosus Pododesmus patelliformis Pododesmus sella Pododesmus waccamawensis

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Type: Pododesmus decipiens

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Japan (2), Mexico (6), New Zealand (1), United States (15: Alaska, California, North Carolina, Oregon)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (3: California)

• Pliocene of Belgium (7), Japan (4), the United Kingdom (5), United States (7: California), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Germany (8), Italy (3), Japan (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (4), Poland (3), United States (4: California, Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Canada (2: British Columbia), Japan (4), New Zealand (3), the Russian Federation (3), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 95 collections including 96 occurrences

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