Mactra Linnaeus 1767 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

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

See also Beu 2006, Bouchet et al. 2010, da Silva Forti 1969, Deshayes 1857, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1995, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Glenn 1904, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992, Matsubara 2002, Mukerjee 1939, Olsson 1931, Oostingh 1935, Packard 1916, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

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

Subtaxa: Mactra (Barymactra) Mactra (Electomactra) Mactra (Electromactra) Mactra (Heteromactra) Mactra (Mactra) Mactra (Mactrella) Mactra (Maorimactra) Mactra (Nannomactra) Mactra achatina Mactra artopta Mactra auca Mactra austeniana Mactra australis Mactra axiniformis Mactra clathrodon Mactra constricta Mactra darwinii Mactra dissimilis Mactra gabiotensis Mactra gibbsana Mactra hamiltonensis Mactra incomatensis Mactra irizari Mactra isabelleana Mactra lilacea Mactra maculata Mactra marplatensis Mactra mekranensis Mactra mera Mactra mississippiensis Mactra oblonga Mactra ovalis Mactra patagonica Mactra pellucida Mactra procrassa Mactra pusilla Mactra queenslandica Mactra sericea Mactra solida Mactra stantoni Mactra stultorum Mactra tenuissima Mactra tripartita Mactra truncata Mactra tumbezia Mactra tumida Mactra turgida

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Argentina (5), Australia (5), Belgium (1), Brazil (14), China (1), Djibouti (3), Egypt (1), France (1), India (1), Iran (1), Ireland (1), Japan (6), Mexico (1), Morocco (2), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (2), South Africa (8), Thailand (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: Florida, Maine, Massachusetts), Uruguay (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (3), Belgium (1), Chile (1), Indonesia (2), Mexico (2), New Zealand (2), Pakistan (1), Romania (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (5), Australia (8), Austria (2), Belgium (5), Brazil (4), Chile (8), Croatia (1), Cyprus (3), Ecuador (2), France (1), Georgia (1), India (6), Indonesia (2), Iran (4), Japan (3), New Zealand (4), Romania (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (3), United States (13: Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, South Carolina)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of France (4), Japan (1), New Zealand (2), United States (1: Georgia)

• Eocene of Antarctica (12), Argentina (1), Colombia (5), Japan (3), Namibia (1), New Zealand (2), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (2), United States (3: California, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Canada (20: Alberta), Chile (1), France (1), Nigeria (1), Switzerland (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

Total: 246 collections including 299 occurrences

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