Buchia Rouillier 1845 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Buchiidae

Synonym: Aucella Keyserling 1846

Parent taxon: Buchiidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Marwick 1953, Sepkoski 2002 and Stanton 1895

Sister taxa: Allobuchia, Anningella, Aucellina, Australobuchia, Bittneria, Eobuchiinae, Hokonuia, Malayomaorica, Marwickiella, Sichuania

Subtaxa: Aucella crassicollis Aucella okensis Aucella piochii Aucella spitiensis Aucella subokensis Buchia concentrica Buchia extensa Buchia mosquensis Buchia plicata Buchia terebratuloides Buchia volgensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (39: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon collections), China (5), Germany (1), Greenland (41), Madagascar (1), the Russian Federation (65), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (6), USSR (50), United States (37: Alaska, California, Oregon)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of United States (5: Alaska, California)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (2), Azerbaijan (2), Canada (12: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), China (6), Cuba (6), Greenland (77), Mexico (2), New Zealand (20), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (5), USSR (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (49: Alaska, California, Oregon)

Total: 437 collections including 716 occurrences

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