Pleuromya elongata Schlotheim 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Alternative combinations: Anodontophora (Myacites) elongata, Myacites elongatus

Belongs to Pleuromya according to C. Neri and R. Posenato 1985

See also Gall 1971, Ogilvie Gordon 1927 and Szente and Vörös 2003

Sister taxa: Pleuromya aequistriata, Pleuromya alpina, Pleuromya ambigua, Pleuromya bavarica, Pleuromya borealis, Pleuromya calceiformis, Pleuromya cuneata, Pleuromya ecki, Pleuromya fedaiana, Pleuromya galathea, Pleuromya gibbosa, Pleuromya haydeniana, Pleuromya himaica, Pleuromya humboldtensis, Pleuromya kelleri, Pleuromya loeschmanni, Pleuromya milleformis, Pleuromya oblonga, Pleuromya papyracea, Pleuromya prima, Pleuromya prosogyra, Pleuromya saltriensis, Pleuromya skianni, Pleuromya subcompressa, Pleuromya sulcatissima, Pleuromya tellina, Pleuromya tricarinata, Pleuromya uniformis, Pleuromya unioides, Pleuromya urnula, Pleuromya varians

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Jurassic of France (1), Greenland (9), Poland (4)

• Triassic of China (2), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (2), Israel (1), Italy (2), Japan (1), Spain (7)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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