Eriphyla Gabb 1864 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Alternative spelling: Crassatella (Eriphyla)

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, da Silva Forti 1969, Sepkoski 2002 and Tashiro and Kozai 1982

Sister taxa: Amphiaraus, Astartemya, Crassatellina, Crassatellopsis, Freiastarte, Herzogina, Lirodiscus

Subtaxa: Eriphyla (Eriphyla) Eriphyla agrioensis Eriphyla argentina Eriphyla forbesiana Eriphyla lapidis Eriphyla lenticularis Eriphyla ovoides

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Argentina (12 collections)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (4), Argentina (19), Belgium (1), Brazil (1), Cameroon (1), Chile (1), Gabon (1), Germany (2), Italy (1), Japan (34), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (15), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (12: California, North Carolina), Zaire (1)

• Jurassic of Chile (2), France (1), Greenland (24), Poland (4)

Total: 143 collections including 150 occurrences

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