Mesomiltha Chavan 1938 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

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

See also Cox et al. 1969 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alucinoma, Discomiltha, Eulopia, Gardnerella, Monitilora, Perampliata, Prophetilora

Subtaxa: Mesomiltha portlandica Mesomiltha pulchra

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Belgium (2 collections), Germany (1)

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (4)

• Jurassic of Chile (21), Germany (13), Japan (3), Mexico (1), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (7), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of United States (2: Nevada)

Total: 59 collections including 60 occurrences

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