Codakia Scopoli 1777 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spelling: Lucina (Codakia)

Synonyms: Lentillaria Glover and Taylor 2007, Pexocodakia Iredale 1930

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Cox et al. 1969, da Silva Forti 1969, Freneix et al. 1988, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Olsson 1931, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980, Wienrich 1999, Woodring 1925 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakiinae, 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: Codakia (Codakia) Codakia colpoica Codakia distinguenda Codakia exasperata Codakia interrupta Codakia paytenorum Codakia planatella Codakia punctata Codakia tigerina Pexocodakia rugifera

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), the Bahamas (3), Bermuda (3), Cayman Islands (4), Colombia (1), Cuba (1), Djibouti (4), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (2), Eritrea (4), French Polynesia (1), Haiti (7), Iran (1), Jamaica (2), Kenya (2), Mexico (7), Pakistan (2), Panama (1), Saudi Arabia (6), the Seychelles (2), Spain (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (2), Tanzania (1), Tonga (1), United States (12: Florida, Hawaii), Venezuela (2), Yemen (6)

• Pliocene of Colombia (5), the Dominican Republic (2), Jamaica (3), Japan (1), Mexico (1), United States (8: California), Venezuela (5)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Algeria (5), Australia (4), Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), the Dominican Republic (3), France (1), Libya (1), Panama (2), Peru (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), Slovakia (2), Somalia (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene of Jamaica (1)

• Eocene of the Netherlands Antilles (1), United States (5: Alabama, Mississippi, Oregon)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 144 collections including 156 occurrences

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