Cochlodesma Couthouy 1839 (clam)

Bivalvia - Thraciida - Periplomatidae

Parent taxon: Periplomatidae according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

See also Moore 1976, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Aperiploma, Periploma

Subtaxa: Cochlodesma emmonsii

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Quaternary of Greenland (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Belgium (4), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), Germany (2), the Netherlands (2)

• Eocene of United States (5: Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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