Abra Lamarck 1818 (abra)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Semelidae

Parent taxon: Semelidae according to S. Schneider et al. 2005

See also da Silva Forti 1969, Glenn 1904, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Wienrich 1999 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Cumingia, Ervilia, Erviliinae, Leptomya, Ligula, Scrobiculariinae, Semele, Semelinae, Theora, Amphidesma, Lavignonus

Subtaxa: Abra (Abra) Abra (Syndosmya) Abra aequalis Abra alba Abra angulata Abra antwerpiensis Abra deshayesi Abra fabalis Abra marylandica Abra nitens Abra obovalis Abra recluzii Abra suessoniensis Abra uruguayensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Brazil (2), France (2), Italy (1), Japan (1), the Netherlands (5), Panama (1), Poland (6), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (16), United States (48: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (5), the Dominican Republic (1), Iceland (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (4), Japan (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (10), Trinidad and Tobago (11), the United Kingdom (4), United States (11: Florida, North Carolina), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Belgium (7), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (3), Denmark (2), the Dominican Republic (1), Georgia (1), Germany (26), Grenada (1), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), Panama (5), Romania (3), Ukraine (1), United States (6: Florida, Maryland)

• Oligocene of Denmark (2), France (26), United States (8: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), France (2), the United Kingdom (7), United States (45: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 293 collections including 330 occurrences

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