Syncyclonema Meek 1864 (scallop)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Entoliidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Dhondt 1971, Sepkoski 2002 and Skwarko 1967

Sister taxa: Cingentolium, Entoliinae, Entolioides, Entolium, Palaeoentoliinae, Pernopecten, Scythentolium, Somapecten, Syncyclonematinae

Subtaxa: Syncyclonema cretacea Syncyclonema gamsensis Syncyclonema gibsonia Syncyclonema greppini Syncyclonema haeggi Syncyclonema hagenowi Syncyclonema haggi Syncyclonema haldonensis Syncyclonema kingi Syncyclonema latum Syncyclonema nilsoni Syncyclonema semiplicata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Denmark (1 collection), the Netherlands (1), United States (3: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Australia (3), Belgium (2), Bulgaria (1), Canada (1: Alberta), China (2), Colombia (2), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (3), France (1), Germany (5), Greenland (1), Jamaica (2), Jordan (1), Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (3), Poland (8), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Switzerland (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (262: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Ireland (2), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 320 collections including 375 occurrences

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