Pseudochama Odhner 1917 (jewel box)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Chamidae

Alternative spelling: Chama (Pseudochama)

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

See also Freneix et al. 1988, Mansfield 1940, Sepkoski 2002 and Willett 1946

Sister taxa: Arcinella, Chama

Subtaxa: Chama quirosana Pseudochama (Pseudochama) Pseudochama exogyra

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Angola (1 collection), Costa Rica (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Mexico (6), Morocco (1), Spain (1), United States (17: California, North Carolina, South Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (5), United States (14: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Austria (1), Bulgaria (3), Colombia (2), Cyprus (2), Ecuador (1), France (1), Italy (1), Panama (1), Poland (1), Spain (1), United States (23: Florida), Venezuela (2)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 95 collections including 96 occurrences

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