Pedalion Huddesford 1770 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Malleidae

Parent taxon: Pedalionidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2010

See also Nagao 1928

Sister taxa: Crenatula, Crenatulinae, Gervilleioperna, Isognomon, Leproconcha, Melininae, Mytiloperna, Pernariinae, Rostroperna, Tambanella, Yunshanoperna, Waagenoperna

Subtaxa: Pedalion joaquinensis Pedalion tomiyasui

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Japan (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1), United States (2: Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (2: California, Florida)

• Eocene of United States (2: California)

• Paleogene of Japan (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: California, Tennessee)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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