Solemya Children 1823 (Awning Clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Solemyidae

Alternative spellings: Solenimya, Solenomya

Parent taxon: Solemyidae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Coan et al. 2000, Eames 1951, Grant and Gale 1931, Howse 1848, Huber 2010, Kamenev 2009, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Meek and Worthen 1860, Olsson 1931, Palmer 1923, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Acharacinae, Acharax, Janacekiinae, Janeia, Solemyinae, Trachyaspis turbulensis, Vorkutella, Zesolemya

Subtaxa: Solemya (Austrosolemya) Solemya (Petrasma) Solemya (Pseudacharax) Solemya (Solemya) Solemya (Solemyarina) Solemya (Zesolemya) Solemya abbreviata Solemya alabamensis Solemya dalli Solemya dunnensis Solemya funingensis Solemya insignifica Solemya lamarckiana Solemya lomitensis Solemya parallella Solemya petricoloides Solemya radiata Solemya sulcifera Solemya togata Solemya trapezoides Solenomya sharonensis Solenomya translineata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal deposit feeder-chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), United States (1: Virginia)

• Miocene of Cuba (1), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), United States (1: Washington)

• Oligocene of Ecuador (2), United States (3: Washington)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), United States (8: Alabama, California, Georgia, South Carolina, Washington)

• Paleocene of Australia (1), Belgium (2), Greenland (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (13: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (4), Canada (1: Saskatchewan), Greenland (5), Japan (7), New Zealand (6), the Russian Federation (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (3), Turkey (1), United States (33: Alabama, Arizona, California, New Mexico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Greenland (2), Japan (4), New Zealand (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Argentina (2), China (1), Hungary (3), Madagascar (1), United States (1: Alaska)

• Permian of Australia (1), China (4), the Russian Federation (1), United States (8: Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (4: Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio)

• Desmoinesian of United States (8: Missouri)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Virginia)

• Osagean of United States (1: Virginia)

• Carboniferous of China (1), United States (7: Kentucky, Maryland, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio)

• Devonian of United States (1: Virginia)

• Silurian of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 162 collections including 171 occurrences

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