Ceratomyopsis Cossmann 1915 (clam)

Bivalvia - Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae

Synonym: Ceromyopsis de Loriol 1897 [replaced name]

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

See also Aberhan 2010, Bouchet et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Tellurimya

Subtaxa: Ceratomyopsis arabica Ceratomyopsis somaliensis Ceratomyopsis striata Ceratomyopsis undulata Ceromyopsis aequatorialis Ceromyopsis helvetica

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Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (1 collection), Ethiopia (2), France (5), Germany (1), India (16), Iran (2), Jordan (9), Kenya (4), Madagascar (3), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (37), Somalia (7), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (26), the United Kingdom (2), Yemen (13)

Total: 132 collections including 139 occurrences

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