Liopistha Meek 1864 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Poromyidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cetoconcha, Cetomyinae, Cymella, Neaeroporomya, Poromya, Pseudocuspidaria, Psilomya, Perlaporomya

Subtaxa: Liopistha anaana Liopistha glabra Liopistha protexta Liopistha sergipensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (3 collections), Bulgaria (1), Cameroon (1), Canada (14: Alberta), China (1), the Congo-Brazzaville (1), Egypt (4), Gabon (1), Germany (1), India (1), the Netherlands (1), Nigeria (4), Peru (8), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (1), USSR (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (154: Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah), Venezuela (1), Zaire (1)

Total: 205 collections including 214 occurrences

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