Cymbophora Gabb 1868 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1868. Section II. Cretaceous Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 127-205

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

See also Kosnik 2002, Packard 1916, Popenoe 1937, Sepkoski 2002 and Tashiro and Kozai 1982

Sister taxa: Aliomactra, Allomactra, Andrusella, Avimactra, Crepispisula, Cryptomactra, Diaphoromactra, Eopapyrina, Geltena, Harvella, Labiosa, Mactra, Mactrellona, Mactrinula, Mactrodesma, Nannomactra, Notospisula, Nymphactra, Ovamactra, Oxyperas, Priscomactra, Scalpomactra, Standella, Telemactra, Trinitasia

Subtaxa: Cymbophora ashburnerii Cymbophora bella Cymbophora buttensis Cymbophora gabbiana Cymbophora okadakensis Cymbophora popenoei Cymbophora stantoni Cymbophora suciensis Cymbophora triangulata Spisula (Cymbophora) berryi Spisula (Cymbophora) wordeni

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (9: Florida collections)

• Paleocene of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Chile (2), Colombia (1), Greenland (1), Japan (6), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (444: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

Total: 467 collections including 644 occurrences

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