Volviceramus Stoliczka 1871 (clam)

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinoceramus, Anopaeinae, Arctomytiloides, Cataceramus, Cladoceramus, Coloniceraminae, Cremnoceramus, Heroceramus, Inaequiceramus, Inoceraminae, Inoceramus, Kymatoceramus, Magadiceramus, Mytiloides, Neocomiceramus, Neoinoceramus, Parainoceramya, Platyceramus, Pseudomytiloides, Retroceramus, Sachalinoceraminae, Sphaeroceramus, Spyridoceramus, Tenuipteria, Tethyoceramus, Trochoceramus

Subtaxa: Volviceramus exogyroides Volviceramus involutus

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), France (2), United States (18: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico)

Total: 21 collections including 24 occurrences

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