†superfamily Pleuromyoidea Dall 1900 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida

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

See also Nevesskaja 2009

Sister taxa: Myoidea, Pholadoidea

Subtaxa: Ceratomyidae Pleuromyidae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (4), Canada (7: British Columbia, Northwest Territories), Chile (2), Ecuador (1), Gabon (4), Germany (3), Japan (3), Laos (1), Lebanon (1), Mexico (2), Mozambique (2), New Zealand (12), Papua New Guinea (1), the Russian Federation (23), South Africa (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (10: California)

• Heterian of New Zealand (4)

• Temaikan of New Zealand (4)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Chile (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Antarctica (2), Argentina (3), Bulgaria (9), Canada (45: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (128), China (15), Denmark (3), Egypt (3), Ethiopia (9), France (73), Germany (25), Greenland (132), Hungary (1), India (50), Iran (8), Italy (3), Japan (6), Jordan (14), Kenya (13), Luxembourg (2), Madagascar (16), Mexico (5), New Zealand (17), North Atlantic (1), Poland (9), Portugal (40), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (15), Saudi Arabia (45), Serbia and Montenegro (6), Somalia (9), Spain (127), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (10), Switzerland (3), Tanzania (11), Tunisia (44), the United Kingdom (162), United States (16: Alaska, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah), Vietnam (1), Yemen (12)

• Triassic to Jurassic of France (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (6)

• Triassic of Austria (12), China (6), Colombia (2), France (3), Germany (11), Hungary (21), Indonesia (2), Iran (2), Israel (2), Italy (13), Japan (4), the Netherlands (2), New Caledonia (8), New Zealand (100), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (38), Spain (17), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (8: Alaska, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

Total: 1456 collections including 1831 occurrences

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