Inoceramus Sowerby 1814 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Parent taxon: Inoceramidae according to T. J. Wild and J. D. Stilwell 2016

See also El Qot 2006, Gebhardt 2001, Kennedy et al. 1973, Kinger and Kennedy 1980, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Epiceramus Inoceramus (Cordiceramus) Inoceramus (Endocostea) Inoceramus (Heroceramus) Inoceramus (Inoceramus) Inoceramus (Platyceramus) Inoceramus (Sphenoceramus) Inoceramus (Volviceramus) Inoceramus adunca Inoceramus aequicostatus Inoceramus albertensis Inoceramus altifluminis Inoceramus americanus Inoceramus andinus Inoceramus anglicus Inoceramus anilis Inoceramus anomalus Inoceramus anomiaeformis Inoceramus apicalis Inoceramus arvanus Inoceramus baumanni Inoceramus brownei Inoceramus camerunensis Inoceramus carsoni Inoceramus congoensis Inoceramus corpulentus Inoceramus costellatus Inoceramus coulthardi Inoceramus crippsi Inoceramus cuvieri Inoceramus dominguesi Inoceramus dowlingi Inoceramus dunveganensis Inoceramus elburzensis Inoceramus elegans Inoceramus everesti Inoceramus expansus Inoceramus fibrosus Inoceramus formosulus Inoceramus fragilis Inoceramus frechi Inoceramus galoi Inoceramus gibbosus Inoceramus ginterensis Inoceramus glacierensis Inoceramus hoppenstedtensis Inoceramus howelli Inoceramus incelebratus Inoceramus inconditus Inoceramus klamathensis Inoceramus kystatymensis Inoceramus lamarcki Inoceramus lateris Inoceramus mesabiensis Inoceramus morii Inoceramus multiformis Inoceramus mungoensis Inoceramus mytiliformis Inoceramus niger Inoceramus nigrata Inoceramus nipponicus Inoceramus pembertoni Inoceramus pictus Inoceramus pontoni Inoceramus porrectus Inoceramus prefragilis Inoceramus pseudolucifer Inoceramus quenstedti Inoceramus robertsoni Inoceramus saskatchewanensis Inoceramus selwyni Inoceramus sokolovi Inoceramus steinmanni Inoceramus subdepressus Inoceramus subundatus Inoceramus tenuirostratus Inoceramus udylensis Inoceramus undabundus Inoceramus ussuriensis Inoceramus whitneyi Rhachidoceramus Rhachidoceramus (Oncoceramus)

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (6 collections), Albania (1), Algeria (2), Angola (1), Antarctica (23), Argentina (5), Australia (11), Austria (5), Belgium (1), Brazil (12), Bulgaria (3), Canada (96: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Yukon), Chile (4), China (1), Colombia (30), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (4), Denmark (11), Ecuador (2), Egypt (14), France (15), Germany (236), Greenland (11), India (5), Indian Ocean (1), Iran (3), Italy (1), Jamaica (3), Japan (159), Jordan (3), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (5), Mexico (13), Morocco (1), Mozambique (2), New Zealand (138), Nigeria (4), Peru (8), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (34), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Africa (10), Spain (13), Sweden (3), Switzerland (3), Tunisia (2), Turkey (4), Turkmenistan (3), USSR (5), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (29), United States (629: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of New Caledonia (1)

• Jurassic of Canada (7: Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (2), Germany (1), Greenland (4), Hungary (2), India (2), Japan (16), Kenya (2), Nepal (1), New Zealand (25), Papua New Guinea (3), the Russian Federation (20), the United Kingdom (1), United States (19: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon)

Total: 1693 collections including 2633 occurrences

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