†family Myophorellidae Kobayashi 1954 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and PĂ©rez et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Buchotrigoniidae, Laevitrigoniidae

Subtaxa: Myophorellinae Steinmanellinae Vaugoniinae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1 collection), Argentina (40), Canada (2: British Columbia), Chile (27), India (1), Japan (10), Mexico (1), South Africa (3), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (13), the United Kingdom (14)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (15), Argentina (1), Chile (4), Japan (1)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (11), Argentina (31), Canada (88: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (55), China (1), Cuba (1), France (36), Germany (7), Greenland (12), India (16), Iran (5), Japan (27), Kenya (1), Luxembourg (4), Madagascar (2), Mexico (4), New Zealand (31), Peru (1), Poland (2), Portugal (24), Spain (34), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (2), Thailand (3), Tunisia (2), the United Kingdom (70), United States (125: Alaska, California, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

Total: 732 collections including 845 occurrences

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