Periploma Schumacher 1816 (clam)

Bivalvia - Thraciida - Periplomatidae

Parent taxon: Periplomatidae according to L. E. Anelli et al. 2006

See also Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Glenn 1904, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Russell and Landes 1937, Sepkoski 2002, Stilwell et al. 2004, Tashiro and Kozai 1982 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Aperiploma, Cochlodesma

Subtaxa: Periploma (Aelga) Periploma (Periploma) Periploma acuta Periploma ariei Periploma caribana Periploma claibornense Periploma collardi Periploma eodiscus Periploma iesakai Periploma inaequivalve Periploma japonica Periploma johnseni Periploma margaritacea Periploma margaritaceum Periploma peralta Periploma stewartvillensis Periploma venezuelana

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Jamaica (1 collection), United States (7: California, Louisiana, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (4), Ecuador (1), United States (1: California), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (2: Alaska)

• Miocene of Antarctica (1), Belgium (2), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (8), Denmark (1), Germany (1), Japan (6), the Russian Federation (13), United States (23: Alaska, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (2), the Russian Federation (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (10), the Russian Federation (12), United States (4: Alaska, Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (9), Argentina (3), Japan (6), the Russian Federation (7), United States (32: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (5), Australia (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (18: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Canada (4: Alberta), Japan (5), Peru (1), Poland (2), United States (10: California, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 211 collections including 245 occurrences

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