Family Teredinidae Rafinesque 1815 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Teredinidae

Parent taxon: Pholadoidea according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Nevesskaja 2009, Newell 1965, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires 1988, Vokes 1980 and Ward 1992

Sister taxon: Pholadidae

Subtaxa: Kuphinae Terebrimya Teredininae Teredo Teredolithus Teredothyra Xylotrya

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Ecology: passively mobile boring herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Canada (1: British Columbia), France (1), Indonesia (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), United States (5: California, Florida, Maryland), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Indonesia (4), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (17: California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Alabama)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Belgium (3), Brazil (2), Colombia (1), Cuba (6), Cyprus (1), Denmark (1), Germany (13), Grenada (2), India (1), Indonesia (4), Italy (2), Jamaica (3), Japan (8), Madagascar (7), Moldova (5), the Netherlands (2), Panama (16), Puerto Rico (4), Somalia (11), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (26: California, Florida, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Denmark (2), India (2), Iran (5), Jamaica (4), Mexico (4), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Puerto Rico (9), Somalia (7), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (27: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas, Washington)

• Eocene of Australia (5), Bulgaria (4), France (3), Germany (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (3), New Zealand (5), Nigeria (1), Somalia (4), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (14), United States (45: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (7), Greenland (1), Mexico (1), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (56: Alabama, California, Georgia, Maryland, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Chile (1), Japan (4), Madagascar (1), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (6), Poland (2), South Africa (6), USSR (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (16: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Peru (1)

Total: 430 collections including 451 occurrences

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