Anodontia Link 1807 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to S. Kiel and M. Taviana 2018

See also Dockery 1982, Glover and Taylor 2007, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Taylor and Glover 2009, Vokes 1980, von Cosel 2006 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakia, Cryptolucina, Ctena, Dilora, Discoloripes, Discolucina, Divalinga, Divaricella, Divaricellinae, Epicodakia, Falsolucinoma, Ferrocina, Fimbria, Fimbriinae, Funafutia, Gigantocyclus, Gonimyrtea, Graecina, Ilioniinae, Illionia, Joellina, Lamylucina, Lepidolucina, Lepilucina, Leucosphaera, Liralucina, Lucininae, Lucinoma, Maorithyas, Meganodontia, Megaxinus, Miltha, Milthinae, Milthona, Myrtea, Myrteinae, Myrtina, Nipponothracia, Notomyrtea, Nymphalucina, Parvidontia, Parvilucina, Phenacocyclas, Pillucina, Poumea, Pseudomiltha, Pteromyrtea, Radiolucina, Sinbadiella, Solelucina, Superlucina, Tehamatea, Tinalucina, Wallucina

Subtaxa: Anodontia (Afrophysema) Anodontia (Anodontia) Anodontia (Cavatidens) Anodontia (Cryptophysema) Anodontia (Euanodontia) Anodontia (Lissosphaira) Anodontia (Loripinus) Anodontia (Pegophysema) Anodontia alba Anodontia bulla Anodontia goliath Anodontia maxima Anodontia spherica Anodontia sphericula

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Cayman Islands (3), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (1), Haiti (2), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Panama (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Taiwan (1), United States (16: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Colombia (7), the Dominican Republic (6), Ecuador (3), Greece (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Spain (1), United States (14: California, Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Bulgaria (1), Colombia (6), the Dominican Republic (14), Ecuador (3), France (1), Germany (3), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (1), New Zealand (7), Panama (14), Puerto Rico (4), United States (27: California, Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Haiti (2)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), France (18), Japan (1), Panama (1), United States (5: Mississippi)

• Eocene of France (1), India (1), Pakistan (1), Somalia (1), United States (11: Alabama, California, Texas)

• Paleocene of Nigeria (1)

Total: 200 collections including 204 occurrences

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