Trigonia Bruguière 1789 (clam)

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Trigoniidae

Parent taxon: Trigoniinae according to E. Pérez et al. 2008

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Guineana, Pacitrigonia

Subtaxa: Trigonia (Clavitrigonia) Trigonia (Heslingtonia) Trigonia (Kumatrigonia) Trigonia (Modestella) Trigonia (Prosogyrotrigonia) Trigonia (Protrigonia) Trigonia (Trigonia) Trigonia analoga Trigonia antiqua Trigonia bowersiana Trigonia branneri Trigonia castani Trigonia castrovillensis Trigonia churchi Trigonia colusaensis Trigonia coqueiroensis Trigonia cragini Trigonia depauperata Trigonia eufaulensis gabbi Trigonia eufaulensis moorei Trigonia evansana Trigonia guildi Trigonia hemisphaerica Trigonia imbricata Trigonia intersitans Trigonia kefersteini Trigonia kitchini Trigonia klamathonia Trigonia maastrichtiana Trigonia maloneana Trigonia marginata Trigonia mearnsi Trigonia melhasei Trigonia montanaensis Trigonia orientalis Trigonia orientalis Trigonia papuana Trigonia perrinsmithi Trigonia picteti Trigonia plana Trigonia pseudocaudata Trigonia pseudocrenulata Trigonia pullus Trigonia rebouli Trigonia reesidei Trigonia resoluta Trigonia reticulata Trigonia saavedra Trigonia semiculta Trigonia somaliensis Trigonia stantoni Trigonia stolleyi Trigonia suborbicularis Trigonia sulcata Trigonia tabacoensis Trigonia taffi Trigonia thierachensis Trigonia undulatocostata Trigonia weaveri Trigonia whateleyae Trigonia wheelerensis

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Type: Venus sulcata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Argentina (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Afghanistan (1), Algeria (1), Antarctica (1), Argentina (10), Armenia (1), Australia (1), Brazil (5), Bulgaria (3), Canada (1: British Columbia), Chile (1), Colombia (2), Egypt (8), France (11), Greenland (2), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Lebanon (1), Mexico (11), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (27), Papua New Guinea (2), Peru (3), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Africa (2), Spain (3), Switzerland (21), Tanzania (5), Turkmenistan (1), USSR (1), Ukraine (15), the United Kingdom (5), United States (84: Arizona, California, Delaware, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas), Venezuela (6), Yemen (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Antarctica (1), Argentina (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Argentina (1), Canada (19: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), Chile (25), China (1), Egypt (3), Ethiopia (2), France (28), Germany (2), Greenland (17), India (74), Iran (1), Japan (4), Kenya (7), Luxembourg (2), Madagascar (7), Morocco (3), New Zealand (4), Poland (5), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (30), Somalia (4), Spain (13), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (43), Thailand (3), Tunisia (19), the United Kingdom (26), United States (107: Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (15)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Chile (1), China (3), Italy (2), Japan (1), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (3), United States (2: Alaska, Idaho), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of Bolivia (1)

Total: 734 collections including 851 occurrences

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