Diplodonta (Diplodonta) rotundata Montagu 1803 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Ungulinidae

Alternative combinations: Diplodonta rotundata, Lucina rotundata, Taras (Diplodonta) rotundata, Taras rotundata, Tellina rotundata

Belongs to Diplodonta (Diplodonta) according to H. Moths et al. 2010

See also Freneix et al. 1988, Mukerjee 1939, Schneider et al. 2005, Tiwari and Kachhara 2003 and Woods 1850

Sister taxa: Diplodonta (Diplodonta) alta, Diplodonta (Diplodonta) buwaldana, Diplodonta (Diplodonta) collina, Diplodonta (Diplodonta) cretacea, Diplodonta (Diplodonta) eburnea, Diplodonta (Diplodonta) homalostriata, Diplodonta (Diplodonta) minor, Diplodonta (Diplodonta) ungulina, Diplodonta (Diplodonta) woodringi

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), Turkey (1), Yemen (3)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), the United Kingdom (5)

• Miocene of Algeria (7), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (2), Germany (2), India (1), Italy (1), Morocco (2), Poland (2)

• Oligocene of Austria (3)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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