Leptosolen Conrad 1865 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida - Pharidae

Parent taxon: Cultellidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Russell and Landes 1937 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Enosolen, Ensiculus, Senis

Subtaxa: Leptosolen albertensis Leptosolen biplicata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Denmark (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta), Germany (2), India (1), Japan (16), Libya (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (1), Tunisia (1), United States (117: Alabama, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 146 collections including 156 occurrences

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