Monitilora Iredale 1930 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

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

See also Lamprell and Whitehead 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Monitilora (Monitilora)

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic


• Pliocene of India (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (2)

• Eocene of Belgium (4), Bulgaria (1), France (2), the United Kingdom (5)

• Paleocene of Belgium (5), Germany (1), Poland (1)

Total: 22 collections including 23 occurrences

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