Myalina de Koninck 1842 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Myalinidae

Full reference: L. G. de Koninck. 1842. Description des animaux fossiles qui se trouvent dans le terrain carbonifére de Belgique 97-240

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

See also Anelli et al. 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, Bychkov et al. 1976, Isberg 1934, McRoberts and Newell 2005, Ros-Franch et al. 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aviculomyalina, Elversella, Hemimenion, Joannina, Liebea, Naiadites, Novaculapermia, Orthomyalina, Posidoniella, Promyalina, Pseudomyalina, Selenimyalina, Selenimyalininae, Septimyalina

Subtaxa: Myalina (Myalina) Myalina (Myalinella) Myalina banschangensis Myalina chilena Myalina compressa Myalina copei Myalina dalecarlica Myalina degeeri Myalina falcata Myalina flexuosa Myalina golfussiana Myalina kansasensis Myalina kiparisovae Myalina lamellosa Myalina leptaenarum Myalina longicardinalis Myalina longinqua Myalina mongugaensis Myalina orsae Myalina parallela Myalina permiana Myalina pernaformis Myalina plicata Myalina recta Myalina semiglobosa Myalina tommasii Myalina vetusta

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Type: Myalina golfussiana

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of China (17 collections), Croatia (1), Germany (7), Greenland (20), Hungary (1), Israel (1), Italy (14), Jordan (2), the Russian Federation (4), United States (43: Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming)

• Wolfcamp of United States (1: Kansas)

• Permian of Afghanistan (2), Brazil (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (4), China (11), Japan (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (4), the Russian Federation (4), Tanzania (1), United States (59: Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (7: New Mexico, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (12: Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Atokan of United States (1: Arizona)

• Westphalian of Spain (1)

• Chesterian of Canada (2: Alberta), United States (1: Ohio)

• Osagean of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (1: Indiana)

• Carboniferous to Permian of the Russian Federation (1)

• Carboniferous of Brazil (1), Canada (1: Alberta), Ireland (1), Mexico (2), the United Kingdom (11), United States (39: Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska, Arizona)

• Devonian of France (1), Libya (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: New York)

• Ordovician of Sweden (1)

Total: 295 collections including 321 occurrences

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