Glans Mühfeld 1811 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Alternative spellings: Beguina (Glans), Cardita (Glans), Venericardia (Glans)

Parent taxon: Carditidae according to E. J. Moore 1992

See also Dey 1961, Fleming 1966, Freneix et al. 1988, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Le Renard 1986, Marasti 1973, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980, Vredenburg 1928 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Ainicardita, Cardiocardita, Cardita, Carditamera, Carditamerinae, Carditesinae, Carditinae, Coanicardita, Crassicardia, Cyclocardia, Gujocardita, Hippocampocardia, Ludbrookia, Lunulicardita, Maghrebella, Miodomeridinae, Miodontiscus, Oesterheldia, Pleuromeris, Schizocardita, Thecaliinae, Venericardiinae, Venericardinae, Vetericardiella, Xenocardita

Subtaxa: Cardita (Glans) quilonensis Cardita (Glans) scabricostata Glans (Centrocardita) Glans (Glans) Glans carpenteri Glans gracilicostata Glans polynema Glans rovereti Glans scabrosa Glans tasmanica

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of India (1 collection), Italy (2), Mexico (4), Spain (1), United States (25: California)

• Pliocene of Belgium (3), Costa Rica (5), the Dominican Republic (1), Greece (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (4), Jamaica (5), United States (2: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (4)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Australia (4), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (6), the Dominican Republic (1), Germany (1), Greece (2), India (6), Indonesia (1), Italy (3), Madagascar (1), Morocco (3), Poland (5), Slovakia (1), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of Pakistan (2), Somalia (1)

• Eocene of Japan (1), Nigeria (3), the United Kingdom (4), United States (4: Florida)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Germany (1), United States (2: California, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

Total: 119 collections including 131 occurrences

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