Subfamily Callocardiinae Dall 1895

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Alternative spellings: Callocardiidae, Callocardiina

Synonyms: Lioconchina Habe 1977, Lioconchinae Habe 1977, Pitarinae Stewart 1930

Parent taxon: Veneridae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Abbott 1974, Beu et al. 1990, Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Carter et al. 2011, da Silva Forti 1969, Erdmann and Morra 1985, Freneix et al. 1988, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Moore 1976, Pacaud and Le Renard 1995, Perrilliat 1992, Stenzel et al. 1957, Stilwell et al. 2004, Tashiro 1988, Vokes 1980 and Ward 1992

Sister taxa: Austrocardilanx, Callistinae, Chamelea, Clementina, Cockburnia, Cythereinae, Eurhomalea, Ezocallista, Fossacallista, Gemma, Gouldiinae, Macrocallista, Meretricinae, Paphiinae, Polititapes, Pullastra, Securella, Sinodia, Sunettinae, Transennella, Venerinae, Venerupis, Venidia, Xenoloupia

Subtaxa: Agriopoma Amiantis Aphrodina Austrocallista Callista Callistina Callocardia Callpita Calva Chimela Costacallista Dollfusia Dosiniopsis Goshoraia Hysteroconcha Katherinella Lamelliconcha Larma Lioconcha Marwickia Mesocallista Nitidavenus Notocallista Nutricola Pelecyora Pitar Pseudamiantis Pseudaphrodina Rhabdopitaria Saxidomus Trigonocallista

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (7 collections), Costa Rica (1), Kenya (1), Mexico (2), the Seychelles (1), United States (14: California, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Costa Rica (3), Jamaica (3), Pakistan (3), Panama (1), Peru (2), United States (7: California, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Chile (5), Colombia (4), Costa Rica (1), Cyprus (1), Ecuador (2), India (1), Indonesia (4), Mexico (2), Panama (65), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (2), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (36: California, Florida, Maryland), Vanuatu (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene of France (2), Puerto Rico (1), United States (8: California)

• Eocene of Belgium (3), Bulgaria (1), France (2), Libya (1), Mexico (3), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (19: California, Maryland, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

Total: 236 collections including 250 occurrences

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