Family Thraciidae Stoliczka 1870 (clam)

Bivalvia - Thraciida - Thraciidae

Invalid subtaxa: Osteodematidae Deshayes 1830 [replaced name], Osteodesmatidae Couthouy 1839

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

See also Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Glenn 1904, Hickman 2014, Nevesskaja 2009, Newell 1965, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Burmesiidae, Cleidothaeridae, Myochamidae, Periplomatidae

Subtaxa: Asthenothaerinae Bushia Corymya Phragmorisma Thracia Thracidentula Thracidora Thraciopsis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Canada (3: Nunavut), Costa Rica (2), Ecuador (1), Greenland (1), Iceland (1), Mexico (2), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (26: California, Florida, Maine, New York, North Carolina, Oregon), Uruguay (3)

• Pliocene of Belgium (6), Costa Rica (1), Greece (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (16: California, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: Alaska)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Austria (3), Belgium (7), Colombia (1), Denmark (1), Ecuador (1), Germany (10), India (1), Italy (7), Japan (5), the Netherlands (2), Panama (8), Poland (1), Puerto Rico (4), the Russian Federation (15), Slovakia (2), United States (13: Alaska, California, Florida, Maryland, Oregon, Washington), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Austria (3), Denmark (2), Greenland (1), Hungary (2), Japan (2), Panama (1), the Russian Federation (5), United States (22: Alaska, Florida, Mississippi, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (4: Oregon)

• Eocene of Argentina (1), Bulgaria (2), Croatia (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Japan (3), New Zealand (1), Peru (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (32: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of Denmark (2), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: California)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (7), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Canada (6: Alberta, Northwest Territories), China (3), Denmark (1), Egypt (2), France (5), Germany (3), Japan (4), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (14), Poland (6), the Russian Federation (2), Switzerland (5), USSR (1), United States (9: Alaska, Maryland, Mississippi)

• Jurassic of Canada (4: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (1), China (2), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (5), France (16), Germany (1), Greenland (31), India (16), Japan (6), Jordan (5), Kenya (1), Madagascar (1), New Zealand (4), Poland (1), Portugal (49), the Russian Federation (6), Saudi Arabia (28), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Somalia (6), Spain (1), Tanzania (5), Thailand (4), Tunisia (9), the United Kingdom (26), United States (20: Alaska, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

• Triassic of China (1), Germany (3), Indonesia (2), Laos (2), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (1), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of Singapore (1)

Total: 600 collections including 639 occurrences

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