Astarte (Astarte) Sowerby 1816 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Parent taxon: Astarte according to E. Gliozzi and A. Malatesta 1983

See also Hendy 2007

Sister taxa: Astarte (Ashtarotha), Astarte (Coelastarte), Astarte (Digitariopsis), Astarte (Eriphylopsis), Astarte (Goodallia), Astarte (Neocrassina), Astarte (Trautscholdia), Astarte (Tridonta), Astarte adkinsi, Astarte altissima, Astarte amygdaloides, Astarte arctica, Astarte bayi, Astarte biplicata, Astarte borealis, Astarte brumpti, Astarte calvertensis, Astarte castanea, Astarte castrana, Astarte claytonrayi, Astarte cobhamensis, Astarte compacta, Astarte compressa, Astarte consobrina, Astarte coxi, Astarte crebricostata, Astarte crebrilirata, Astarte crenata, Astarte cuneiformis, Astarte dancalensis, Astarte digitaria, Astarte distans, Astarte durangensis, Astarte elliptica, Astarte excavata, Astarte excurrens, Astarte gracilis, Astarte hartzi, Astarte heriensis, Astarte huralensis, Astarte ignekensis, Astarte incerta, Astarte incrassata, Astarte jugosa, Astarte marylandica, Astarte meeki, Astarte menthifontis, Astarte minima, Astarte minor, Astarte minutissima, Astarte monroensis, Astarte montagui, Astarte mundorffi, Astarte mutabilis, Astarte neuseana, Astarte obovata, Astarte obruta, Astarte onslowensis, Astarte oolitharum, Astarte parva, Astarte parvula, Astarte perplana, Astarte persipulla, Astarte pisiformis, Astarte planilamella, Astarte planissima, Astarte portana, Astarte protracta, Astarte pygmaea, Astarte rappahannockensis, Astarte saemanni, Astarte sergipensis, Astarte similis, Astarte spitiensis, Astarte squamula, Astarte stefanini, Astarte subvoltzii, Astarte sulcata, Astarte sulcata, Astarte symmetrica, Astarte tecticosta, Astarte tellinoides, Astarte thisphila, Astarte thomasii, Astarte thompsonii, Astarte triangularis, Astarte triangulata, Astarte triangulatoides, Astarte undata, Astarte unglina, Astarte vernicosa, Astarte wandeli, Astarte wiltoni

Subtaxa: Astarte (Astarte) galeotti Astarte (Astarte) massintonti Astarte (Astarte) radiata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (2 collections), the Netherlands (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Germany (48), India (1), the Netherlands (2)

• Cretaceous of China (2), Japan (16), Mozambique (1), the Russian Federation (6)

• Jurassic of Germany (2), Greenland (1), India (1), Italy (1), Japan (6), the Russian Federation (8)

Total: 100 collections including 114 occurrences

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