Lutraria Lamarck 1799 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Parent taxon: Lutrariinae according to J. H. Signorelli and J. G. Carter 2016

See also Beu 2006, Freneix et al. 1988, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Heterocardia, Lutromactra, Meropesta, Tresus

Subtaxa: Lutraria (Cryptodon) Lutraria (Lutraria) Lutraria (Psammophila) Lutraria australis Lutraria elliptica Lutraria lutraria Lutraria papyria Lutraria philippinarum

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Belgium (1), Djibouti (1), Ireland (1), Japan (1), Morocco (2), Namibia (3), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), South Africa (8), Thailand (1), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (5), Greece (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), South Africa (4), the United Kingdom (4)

• Miocene of Algeria (3), Australia (1), Austria (7), Germany (10), Greece (2), Hungary (1), India (2), Iran (1), Italy (5), Japan (1), Moldova (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (2)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), Austria (1), Hungary (2)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 89 collections including 93 occurrences

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