Pleuromya uniformis Sowerby 1813 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Synonyms: Pholadomya laevigata Hupe 1854, Pleuromya gottschei Behrendsen 1892

Belongs to Pleuromya according to M. Aberhan 2004

See also Fischer 1969 and Scholz et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Pleuromya aequistriata, Pleuromya borealis, Pleuromya calceiformis, Pleuromya cuneata, Pleuromya elongata, Pleuromya galathea, Pleuromya haydeniana, Pleuromya himaica, Pleuromya humboldtensis, Pleuromya kelleri, Pleuromya milleformis, Pleuromya oblonga, Pleuromya prima, Pleuromya skianni, Pleuromya subcompressa, Pleuromya tellina, Pleuromya unioides, Pleuromya urnula, Pleuromya varians

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: British Columbia collection)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Antarctica (1), Chile (86), China (1), France (35), Germany (1), Greenland (44), India (44), Madagascar (3), Mexico (2), Norway (1), Poland (1), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (4), Spain (13), Tanzania (3), the United Kingdom (76)

Total: 320 collections including 322 occurrences

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