Solen Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida - Solenidae

Parent taxon: Solenidae according to M. C. Perrilliat 1992

See also Lamprell and Healy 1998, Moore 1976, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Eosolen, Pharellinae, Psamosolen, Solena

Subtaxa: Solen (Ensisolen) Solen (Solen) Solen clarki Solen columbianus Solen curtus Solen dombeii Solen domenginicus Solen ensis Solen fonesi Solen grandis Solen lisbonensis Solen marginatus Solen pinnaeformis Solen siliqua Solen sordidus Solen vagina Solen vaginoides

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Type: Solen vagina

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (2 collections), India (2), Ireland (1), Japan (6), Mexico (2), Morocco (1), Namibia (1), the Netherlands (2), Pakistan (1), Peru (1), Portugal (1), South Africa (5), Thailand (1), United States (7: California, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: Washington)

• Pliocene of Italy (4), Japan (1), Pakistan (3), the United Kingdom (6), United States (18: California, Oregon, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Austria (2), Colombia (1), France (1), India (5), Italy (1), Japan (12), the Russian Federation (3), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (13: California, Florida), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (7), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (4), United States (13: California, Oregon)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (25: Alabama, Alaska, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Oregon)

• Paleocene of the Russian Federation (3), United States (10: California, Louisiana, Texas)

• Tertiary of United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Portugal (1), United States (2: California)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 189 collections including 199 occurrences

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