Subfamily Noetiinae Stewart 1930 (clam)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Alternative spelling: Noetinae

Parent taxon: Arcidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also da Silva Forti 1969, Eames 1951, Gardner 1945, Tashiro and Kozai 1982 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Ambrogia, Anadarinae, Angulararca, Arca, Arcinae, Asperarca, Barbatia, Bathyarca, Bentharca, Coraliarca, Fugleria, Karasuarca, Kikaiarca, Litharcinae, Quadrilatera

Subtaxa: Arginella Arginopsis Didimacar Halonanus Hoernesarca Matsumotoa Noetiini Noetiopsis Protonoetia Sheldonella Striarcini Trinacriini

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Italy (3), Japan (3), Kenya (1), the Netherlands (1), Spain (1), Taiwan (11), Thailand (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (7)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Costa Rica (1), Cyprus (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (3), Panama (3), the Philippines (1), Spain (4), United States (9: Virginia)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Bulgaria (2), Cyprus (1), the Dominican Republic (1), France (1), Indonesia (6), Italy (1), Japan (3), Morocco (1), the Philippines (2), Poland (5), Slovakia (4), United States (18: Florida, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Oligocene of France (3), United States (4: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Angola (1), Belgium (4), Colombia (2), Egypt (2), France (4), Hungary (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Nigeria (12), Peru (5), the United Kingdom (5), United States (106: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene of Belgium (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (13: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Colombia (1), Japan (16), Mexico (1), Peru (1), Spain (1), United States (319: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 610 collections including 740 occurrences

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