Monotis Bronn 1830 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Monotidae

Parent taxon: Monotidae according to C. A. McRoberts 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Hayami 1975, Ros-Franch et al. 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Eomonotis, Lupherella, Monotinae, Otapiria, Otapiriinae, Praeotapiria

Subtaxa: Monotis (Entomonotis) Monotis (Eomonotis) Monotis (Inflatomonotis) Monotis (Maorimonotis) Monotis (Monotis) Monotis (Pacimonotis) Monotis montini Monotis pygmaea Monotis richmondiana Monotis salinaria Monotis scutiformis Monotis subcircularis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (2 collections), Canada (42: British Columbia, British columbia), Chile (1), China (3), Colombia (4), Hungary (1), Indonesia (1), Iran (2), Italy (1), Japan (12), Mexico (3), New Caledonia (5), New Zealand (14), Peru (3), the Russian Federation (17), United States (58: Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon)

• Permian of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 170 collections including 275 occurrences

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