Oxytoma Meek 1864 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Oxytomidae

Alternative spelling: Pteria (Oxytoma)

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

See also McRoberts 2011, Russell and Landes 1937, Scholz et al. 2008 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arctotis, Jianchuania, Maccoyellinae, Meleagrinella, Oxytominae

Subtaxa: Oxytoma (Oxytoma) Oxytoma (Palmoxytoma) Oxytoma bifurcata Oxytoma camselli Oxytoma costatum Oxytoma czekanowskii Oxytoma hargrovei Oxytoma inequivalvis Oxytoma kiparisovae Oxytoma kobayashii Oxytoma mojsisovicsi Oxytoma okunevae Pteria (Oxytoma) nebrascana

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Canada (27: Alberta), China (1), Denmark (1), Germany (3), Greenland (2), Kazakhstan (4), Poland (10), the Russian Federation (6), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (3), Tanzania (1), USSR (16), the United Kingdom (11), United States (14: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Canada (1: British Columbia)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Antarctica (3), Argentina (12), Canada (74: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (6), China (2), Denmark (5), France (15), Germany (49), Greenland (95), Hong Kong (1), India (16), Iran (1), Japan (6), Luxembourg (3), Mexico (1), New Zealand (11), Poland (13), Portugal (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (21), Saudi Arabia (11), Somalia (1), Spain (3), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (3), Tanzania (6), Thailand (2), the United Kingdom (33), United States (10: Alaska, Montana, Nevada)

• Triassic of Austria (16), Canada (5: British Columbia, Nunavut), China (1), France (1), Japan (9), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (2), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (42), Slovakia (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), United States (4: Nevada), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of Australia (1), China (1), Malaysia (1)

Total: 599 collections including 664 occurrences

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