Superfamily Malletioidea Adams and Adams 1857 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida

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

See also Nevesskaja 2009

Sister taxon: Nuculanoidea

Subtaxa: Cucullellidae Pseudocyrtodontidae Strabidae Tindariidae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Jamaica (2 collections), Japan (4)

• Miocene of Japan (1), New Zealand (2), the Russian Federation (7)

• Oligocene to Miocene of the Russian Federation (2)

• Oligocene of the Russian Federation (2), United States (1: Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Japan (1)

• Eocene of Japan (1), New Zealand (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Japan (1)

• Cretaceous of Chile (1), Denmark (2), Germany (2), Jordan (1), Libya (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1)

• Triassic of China (26), Greenland (1), Hungary (39), Italy (89), the Russian Federation (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), United States (23: Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

• Permian to Triassic of China (4)

• Permian of Italy (2), Japan (2), Pakistan (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Virginia)

• Devonian of Antarctica (5), Argentina (3), Australia (5), Brazil (23), Canada (3: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Quebec), China (11), Colombia (1), France (1), Germany (5), Ghana (1), Libya (3), Morocco (4), New Zealand (3), Poland (7), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (14), Spain (3), Turkey (1), United States (166: Alaska, Florida, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania), Uruguay (1)

• Silurian to Devonian of Argentina (1), Poland (2), Spain (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (6), Australia (2), Bolivia (1), Canada (14: Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec), France (1), Lithuania (1), Paraguay (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (21), United States (24: New York, Ohio)

• Arenig of France (2)

• Ordovician of Australia (2), Canada (6: Ontario, Quebec), China (1), the Czech Republic (2), Morocco (1), Norway (3), South Korea (1), the United Kingdom (12), United States (44: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

• Tremadoc of China (1)

Total: 650 collections including 731 occurrences

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