Plicatula Lamarck 1801 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Plicatulidae

Parent taxon: Plicatulidae according to E. V. Coan and P. Valentich-Scott 2012

See also da Silva Forti 1969, Dockery 1982, DuBar 1958, Glenn 1904, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Moore 1987, Perrilliat 1994, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Shaak and Nicol 1974, Tashiro and Kozai 1982, Todd 2001, Vokes 1980, Ward and Blackwelder 1987 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Diploschiza, Pseudoplacunopsis, Spiniplicatula

Subtaxa: Plicatula (Eoplicatula) Plicatula (Harpax) Plicatula (Plicatula) Plicatula allisoni Plicatula auressensis Plicatula azulensis Plicatula cedroensis Plicatula cochlear Plicatula cossmanni Plicatula densata Plicatula dubia Plicatula ferryi Plicatula filamentosa Plicatula flabellifera Plicatula flattersi Plicatula gibbosa Plicatula hirsuta Plicatula hunterae Plicatula intuscrenata Plicatula locardi Plicatula menkeana Plicatula modjeskaensis Plicatula multicostata Plicatula onoensis Plicatula parahybensis Plicatula phymatophora Plicatula plicata Plicatula polymorpha Plicatula pulchra Plicatula quayensis Plicatula quinqueplicata Plicatula rapa Plicatula rostrata Plicatula selandica Plicatula septemcostata Plicatula solea Plicatula spinosa Plicatula spondylopsis Plicatula surensis Plicatula tetrica Plicatula torreonensis Plicatula umbonata Plicatula variata Plicatula variplicata Plicatula ventilabrum Plicatula youngi Plicatula yueliangpingensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (2 collections), Brazil (3), Costa Rica (1), Djibouti (4), Egypt (1), Eritrea (4), Japan (3), Kenya (5), Mexico (1), Pakistan (2), the Seychelles (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (2), United States (39: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (1), Yemen (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (4)

• Pliocene of Colombia (4), Costa Rica (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (2), Greece (2), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (5), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (41: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (8)

• Miocene of Brazil (9), Bulgaria (2), Colombia (2), Cuba (2), the Dominican Republic (1), France (1), Greenland (1), Indonesia (2), Mexico (1), Moldova (4), Panama (4), Poland (5), Slovakia (1), United States (12: Florida, New Jersey, North Carolina), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (20)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Costa Rica (1), Germany (1), United States (4: Mississippi), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Colombia (1), Egypt (7), France (1), Italy (1), Libya (1), Mexico (5), Nigeria (3), Pakistan (1), United States (67: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Austria (2), Belgium (3), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (1), Nigeria (1), United States (5: Alabama, California)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Argentina (15), Brazil (12), Cameroon (3), China (1), Colombia (1), the Congo-Brazzaville (3), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Ecuador (2), Egypt (40), France (14), Gabon (1), Germany (3), India (1), Italy (1), Japan (4), Jordan (4), Libya (1), Madagascar (5), Mexico (14), New Zealand (4), Nigeria (14), Oman (2), Peru (15), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Spain (5), Switzerland (2), Tunisia (3), USSR (8), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (15), United States (155: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Kansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, Utah), Zaire (2)

• Jurassic of Argentina (3), Canada (4: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (22), China (1), Cuba (1), Ethiopia (2), France (24), Germany (33), Greenland (37), India (19), Israel (1), Italy (4), Japan (4), Kenya (1), Madagascar (4), Mexico (2), New Zealand (2), Portugal (29), the Russian Federation (4), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Slovakia (1), Somalia (1), Spain (64), the United Kingdom (13), United States (25: Alaska, Utah, Wyoming)

• Triassic of Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (1), China (3), Iran (5), Italy (11), Japan (3), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (9: Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon)

Total: 1031 collections including 1174 occurrences

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