Pleuromya unioides Roemer 1835 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Alternative combination: Venus unioides

Synonym: Pleuromya meridionalis Dumortier 1869

Belongs to Pleuromya according to J. Valls et al. 2004

Sister taxa: 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 papyracea, Pleuromya prima, Pleuromya prosogyra, Pleuromya saltriensis, Pleuromya skianni, Pleuromya subcompressa, Pleuromya sulcatissima, Pleuromya tellina, Pleuromya tricarinata, Pleuromya uniformis, Pleuromya urnula, Pleuromya varians

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Canada (2: Alberta, Northwest Territories collections), France (1), Greenland (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Spain (10)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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