Cataceramus Cox 1969 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Alternative spelling: Inoceramus (Cataceramus)

Parent taxon: Inoceramidae according to G. Alencáster and L. Omaña 2006

See also Kennedy et al. 1973, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Actinoceramus, Anopaea, Arctomytiloides, Cladoceramus, Coloniceraminae, Cremnoceramus, Heroceramus, Inaequiceramus, Inoceraminae, Inoceramus, Magadiceramus, Mytiloides, Neocomiceramus, Neoinoceramus, Parainoceramya, Platyceramus, Pseudomytiloides, Retroceramus, Sachalinoceraminae, Sphaeroceramus, Spyridoceramus, Tenuipteria, Tethyoceramus, Trochoceramus, Volviceramus

Subtaxa: Boehmiceramus Cataceramus bantu Cataceramus langi Dimeroceramus Inoceramus (Cataceramus) tenuilineatus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: Alberta), France (2), Jamaica (3), Japan (2), Mexico (2), Turkey (3), United States (8: Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 23 collections including 27 occurrences

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