†family Pleuromyidae Dall 1900 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

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

See also Aberhan 2004, Bouchet et al. 2010, Nevesskaja 2009, Newell 1965, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Scholz et al. 2008 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Ceratomyidae, Vacunellidae

Subtaxa: Pleuromya Pseudomya

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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 (83: 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: 903 collections including 1035 occurrences

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