Donax (Paradonax) (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Donacidae

Alternative spelling: Paradonax

Parent taxon: Donax according to O. Mandic and F. F. Steininger 2003

See also Olsson 1931 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Donax (Donax), Donax (Hecuba), Donax (Latona), Donax (Plebidonax), Donax (Tembrockia), Donax acutus, Donax asper, Donax bezanconi, Donax carinatus, Donax denticulatus, Donax fossor, Donax foucardi, Donax gonioides, Donax gouldii, Donax hilairea, Donax idoneus, Donax incerta, Donax obesulus, Donax politus, Donax rugosus, Donax serra, Donax texasianus, Donax trigonulus, Donax trunculus, Donax veneriformis, Donax vittatus

Subtaxa: Donax (Paradonax) californicus Donax (Paradonax) gracilis Paradonax petersoni

View classification

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (2 collections), Panama (1), United States (8: California)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Jamaica (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Poland (2), United States (2: Florida)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details