Inoceramus (Endocostea) Whitfield 1877 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Alternative spelling: Endocostea

Parent taxon: Inoceramus according to W. P. Elder 1991

See also Kennedy et al. 1973, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Epiceramus, Inoceramus (Cordiceramus), Inoceramus (Heroceramus), Inoceramus (Inoceramus), Inoceramus (Platyceramus), Inoceramus (Sphenoceramus), Inoceramus (Volviceramus), Inoceramus adunca, Inoceramus aequicostatus, Inoceramus albertensis, Inoceramus altifluminis, Inoceramus americanus, Inoceramus andinus, Inoceramus anglicus, Inoceramus anilis, Inoceramus anomalus, Inoceramus anomiaeformis, Inoceramus apicalis, Inoceramus arvanus, Inoceramus baumanni, Inoceramus brownei, Inoceramus camerunensis, Inoceramus carsoni, Inoceramus congoensis, Inoceramus corpulentus, Inoceramus costellatus, Inoceramus coulthardi, Inoceramus crippsi, Inoceramus cuvieri, Inoceramus dominguesi, Inoceramus dowlingi, Inoceramus dunveganensis, Inoceramus elburzensis, Inoceramus elegans, Inoceramus everesti, Inoceramus expansus, Inoceramus fibrosus, Inoceramus formosulus, Inoceramus fragilis, Inoceramus frechi, Inoceramus galoi, Inoceramus gibbosus, Inoceramus ginterensis, Inoceramus glacierensis, Inoceramus hoppenstedtensis, Inoceramus howelli, Inoceramus incelebratus, Inoceramus inconditus, Inoceramus klamathensis, Inoceramus kystatymensis, Inoceramus lamarcki, Inoceramus lateris, Inoceramus mesabiensis, Inoceramus morii, Inoceramus multiformis, Inoceramus mungoensis, Inoceramus mytiliformis, Inoceramus niger, Inoceramus nigrata, Inoceramus nipponicus, Inoceramus pembertoni, Inoceramus pictus, Inoceramus pontoni, Inoceramus porrectus, Inoceramus prefragilis, Inoceramus pseudolucifer, Inoceramus quenstedti, Inoceramus robertsoni, Inoceramus saskatchewanensis, Inoceramus selwyni, Inoceramus sokolovi, Inoceramus steinmanni, Inoceramus subdepressus, Inoceramus subundatus, Inoceramus tenuirostratus, Inoceramus udylensis, Inoceramus undabundus, Inoceramus ussuriensis, Inoceramus whitneyi, Rhachidoceramus, Rhachidoceramus (Oncoceramus)

Subtaxa: Endocostea regularis Inoceramus (Endocostea) balticus Inoceramus (Endocostea) cymbaeformis Inoceramus (Endocostea) mulleri

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1 collection), Austria (2), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (2), Canada (2: British Columbia, Saskatchewan), Chile (1), Cuba (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (3), France (5), Germany (19), India (1), Japan (10), Jordan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (3), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Africa (1), Spain (4), Tunisia (1), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1), United States (32: Alabama, California, Colorado, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas)

Total: 99 collections including 148 occurrences

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