Myophorella Bayle 1878 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Myophorelloidae

Synonym: Promyophorella

Parent taxon: Myophorellinae according to E. PĂ©rez et al. 2008

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Cox 1952, Cox et al. 1969, Fleming 1987, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Austromyophorella, Myophorellini, Orthotrigonia, Scaphorella, Steinmanellini

Subtaxa: Myophorella (Clavitrigonia) Myophorella (Clavotrigonia) Myophorella (Haidaia) Myophorella (Myophorella) Myophorella (Orthotrigonia) Myophorella (Scaphogonia) Myophorella (Scaphotrigonia) Myophorella alaskaensis Myophorella amdoensis Myophorella argo Myophorella clavulosa Myophorella dawsoni Myophorella devexa Myophorella formosa Myophorella freboldi Myophorella nodulosa Myophorella orientalis Myophorella packardi Myophorella tipperi Myophorella tuxedniensis Myophorella yellowstonensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1 collection), Argentina (2), Chile (13), Japan (3), Mexico (1), Ukraine (6), the United Kingdom (14)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (15), Chile (4), Japan (1)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (6), Argentina (29), Canada (63: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (25), China (1), France (30), Germany (7), Greenland (11), Iran (3), Japan (16), Kenya (1), Luxembourg (4), Mexico (2), New Zealand (12), Peru (1), Poland (2), Portugal (24), Spain (34), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (2), Thailand (3), the United Kingdom (64), United States (42: Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

Total: 445 collections including 494 occurrences

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