Pleuromya Agassiz 1845 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Alternative spelling: Panopea (Pleuromya)

Parent taxon: Pleuromyidae according to M. Aberhan 2004

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Stilwell et al. 2004 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxon: Pseudomya

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

View classification

Type: Mya gibbosa

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (4 collections), Canada (7: British Columbia, Northwest Territories), Ecuador (1), Germany (2), Japan (2), Lebanon (1), Mexico (2), Mozambique (2), New Zealand (12), Papua New Guinea (1), the Russian Federation (12), South Africa (3), USSR (11), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: California)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Antarctica (2), Argentina (2), Canada (43: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (89), China (9), Denmark (3), Egypt (1), France (66), Germany (9), Greenland (113), India (45), Iran (5), Italy (1), Japan (5), Kenya (2), Luxembourg (2), Madagascar (4), Mexico (3), New Zealand (24), Norway (1), Poland (8), Portugal (5), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (13), Saudi Arabia (23), Serbia and Montenegro (6), Spain (43), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (8), Tunisia (9), the United Kingdom (98), United States (82: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, Wyoming ), Yemen (1)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Austria (12), China (6), Colombia (2), France (3), Germany (11), Hungary (21), Indonesia (2), Iran (2), Israel (2), Italy (13), Japan (4), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (10), Spain (11), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: Alaska, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

Total: 902 collections including 1031 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.