Pseudomiltha Fischer 1887 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Alternative spellings: Lucina (Pseudomiltha), Phacoides (Pseudomiltha)

Parent taxon: Lucinidae according to J. D. Taylor and E. A. Glover 2009

See also Cox et al. 1969, Glenn 1904, Iqbal 1973, Olsson 1914 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Afrolucina, Anodontia, Armimiltha, Austriella, Barbierella, Bretskya, Bulacanites, Cardiolucina, Cavilinga, Chavania, Codakia, Cryptolucina, Ctena, Dilora, Discoloripes, Discolucina, Divalinga, Divaricella, Divaricellinae, Epicodakia, Falsolucinoma, Ferrocina, Fimbria, Fimbriinae, Funafutia, Gigantocyclus, Gonimyrtea, Graecina, Ilioniinae, Illionia, Joellina, Lamylucina, Lepidolucina, Lepilucina, Leucosphaera, Liralucina, Lucininae, Lucinoma, Maorithyas, Meganodontia, Megaxinus, Miltha, Milthinae, Milthona, Myrtea, Myrteinae, Myrtina, Nipponothracia, Notomyrtea, Nymphalucina, Parvidontia, Parvilucina, Phenacocyclas, Pillucina, Poumea, Pteromyrtea, Radiolucina, Sinbadiella, Solelucina, Superlucina, Tehamatea, Tinalucina, Wallucina

Subtaxa: Phacoides (Pseudomiltha) nocariensis Phacoides (Pseudomiltha) wongi Pseudomiltha (Pseudomiltha) Pseudomiltha gigantea Pseudomiltha ocalanus

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Type: Lucina gigantea

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Louisiana collection)

• Miocene of Jamaica (1), Peru (2), United States (12: Florida, North Carolina)

• Oligocene of Bulgaria (1), Jamaica (1), United States (2: Georgia)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), France (2), Germany (1), Italy (2), Pakistan (3), Panama (1), Romania (3), Somalia (1), Spain (11)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Pakistan (1)

• Paleocene of China (2)

• Cretaceous of Spain (1)

• Jurassic of Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (1)

Total: 52 collections including 54 occurrences

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