Gervillia Defrance 1820 (oyster)

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Bakevelliidae

Alternative spelling: Gervilleia

Parent taxon: Bakevelliidae according to M. Tashiro 1988

See also Hessel 2004, Lucas et al. 2007, Maury 1936, Mello et al. 2007, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Aguilerella, Aguileria, Bakevellia, Cassiavellia, Costigervillia, Cultriopsis, Cuneigervillia, Gervillancea, Gervillaria, Gervillella, Gervilliopsis, Hoernesia, Kedonella, Kobayashites, Marmaronia, Panis, Permoperna, Pseudoptera, Tenuipteria, Towapteria

Subtaxa: Gervilleia (Angustella) Gervilleia dissita Gervilleia regoi Gervilleia ussurica Gervillia (Cultriopsis) Gervillia (Gervillia) Gervillia alaeformis Gervillia alatior Gervillia angulata Gervillia cholla Gervillia galcazzi Gervillia heinemani Gervillia iraonensis Gervillia lanpingensis Gervillia longa Gervillia mytiloides Gervillia quadrata Gervillia rasori Gervillia rostrata Gervillia sergipensis Gervillia solenoidea Gervillia yunnanensis

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (2), Austria (1), Brazil (5), Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Cuba (1), Denmark (1), Egypt (1), France (4), Germany (6), Japan (14), Jordan (1), Libya (1), Mexico (2), Mozambique (5), the Netherlands (1), Poland (7), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (2), Turkmenistan (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (38: Alabama, Arizona, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (3), Chile (12), China (1), Denmark (8), Egypt (1), France (5), Germany (2), Greenland (7), India (16), Italy (1), Japan (6), Kenya (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (4), Portugal (4), the Russian Federation (1), Somalia (1), Tanzania (4), the United Kingdom (2), United States (6: Alaska, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Austria (40), Canada (2: British Columbia), China (17), Germany (7), Greenland (3), Hungary (12), India (1), Iran (5), Israel (1), Italy (20), Japan (1), Papua New Guinea (6), Poland (1), Slovenia (1), Spain (11), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (14: Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming), Vietnam (2)

• Permian of Germany (4), Madagascar (1), Tanzania (5), United States (3: Alaska, Kansas, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (4: Missouri)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 365 collections including 393 occurrences

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