Promyalina Kittl 1903 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Myalinidae

Full reference: E. Kittl. 1903. Geologie der Umgebung von Sarajevo. Jahrbuch der kaiserlich-königlichen Geologischen Reichsanstalt 53:515-748

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

See also Ros-Franch et al. 2014 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Promyalina diana Promyalina groenlandica Promyalina hindi Promyalina hunanensis Promyalina intermedia Promyalina kobjumensis Promyalina kochi Promyalina pavligae Promyalina putiatinensis Promyalina schamarae Promyalina spathi

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Type: Promyalina hindi

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of China (51 collections), Greenland (65), India (1), Italy (10), Japan (2), Oman (12), the Russian Federation (39), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (4), United States (112: Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

• Permian to Triassic of China (10)

• Permian of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), China (7), Italy (2), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 320 collections including 355 occurrences

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