Yoldiella Verrill and Bush 1897 (clam)

Bivalvia - Nuculanida - Yoldiidae

Alternative spellings: Portlandia (Yoldiella), Yoldia (Yoldiella)

Parent taxon: Yoldiidae according to K. Hryniewicz et al. 2019

See also Coan et al. 2000, Maxwell 1992, Mikkelsen 2006, Richards 1962, Schnetler 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Spencer et al. 2004 and Todd 2001

Sister taxa: Rollieria, Yoldia

Subtaxa: Portlandia (Yoldiella) nielseni Yoldiella haasti Yoldiella intermedia Yoldiella lenticula Yoldiella leurovata Yoldiella lucida Yoldiella malletioides Yoldiella nana Yoldiella oblata Yoldiella orcia Yoldiella spitsbergensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal deposit feeder


• Quaternary of Canada (4: Nunavut, Ontario collections), Greenland (6), United States (3: Maine, New Jersey)

• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1)

• Miocene of Belgium (6), Denmark (1), Germany (40), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (4), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleocene of Denmark (2), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (4)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (2)

Total: 81 collections including 88 occurrences

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