Gastrochaena (Rocellaria) Blainville 1828 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Gastrochaenidae

Alternative spelling: Rocellaria

Parent taxon: Gastrochaena according to S. Freneix et al. 1988

See also Bohm 1926 and Bouchet et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Gastrochaena (Spengleri), Gastrochaena (Spengleria), Gastrochaena couvana, Gastrochaena cuneiformis, Gastrochaena deshayesea, Gastrochaena dubitata, Gastrochaena gigantea, Gastrochaena hians, Gastrochaena mississippiensis, Gastrochaena moreana, Gastrochaena obtusa, Gastrochaena ripleyana, Gastrochaena rotunda

Subtaxa: Gastrochaena (Rocellaria) dubia Rocellaria clausa Rocellaria sacculus

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Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), Japan (2), South Africa (1), United States (2: Florida, Hawaii)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Austria (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Moldova (5), Poland (1)

• Eocene of Namibia (1)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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