Polymesoda Rafinesque 1828 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Corbiculidae

Parent taxon: Corbiculidae according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Olsson 1931, Oostingh 1935, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Batissa, Corbicula, Corbiculina, Cyrenodonax, Cyrenorita, Dentonia, Eocallista, Filosina, Fulpia, Neocorbicula, Pharodina, Tetoria, Veloritina

Subtaxa: Polymesoda (Geloina) Polymesoda bravoensis Polymesoda caroliniana Polymesoda compressa Polymesoda falconensis Polymesoda subarata Polymesoda trigalensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of India (1 collection), United States (2: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (4), Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Colombia (1), Greece (1), Japan (3)

• Oligocene of Austria (2), Belgium (5), France (4), Germany (5), Hungary (2), Iran (1), Japan (1), Panama (1), Peru (2)

• Eocene of Indonesia (1), Japan (3), the United Kingdom (14)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: California)

Total: 60 collections including 67 occurrences

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