Erycina Lamarck 1805 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Erycinidae

Parent taxon: Erycinidae according to R. Marquet 2005

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Glenn 1904, Maxwell 1992, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Arthritica, Borniola, Melliteryx, Myllita, Myllitella, Parvikellia, Semeloidea

Subtaxa: Erycina (Erycina) Erycina (Hemilepton) Erycina (Pseudopythina) Erycina aequorea Erycina calvertensis Erycina catalaunensis Erycina marylandica Erycina pliculata Erycina pruna Erycina rectilinearis Erycina regifica Erycina rickardia Erycina speciosa Erycina striatissima Erycina whitfieldi

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Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (7: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of Belgium (2), Greece (1), Indonesia (1), Jamaica (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of France (1), Germany (4), Italy (1), the Netherlands (2), United States (12: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of France (1), United States (3: Oregon)

• Eocene of Belgium (2), France (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (7: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1), New Zealand (2)

Total: 60 collections including 78 occurrences

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