Solena Mörch 1853 (clam)

Bivalvia - Solenida - Solenidae

Alternative spelling: Solen (Solena)

Parent taxon: Solenidae according to D. Frassinetti and V. Covacevich 1999

See also Gabb 1864, Moore 1976, Perrilliat 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires and Demetrion 1992, Vokes 1980 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxa: Eosolen, Pharellinae, Psamosolen, Solen

Subtaxa: Solen (Solena) obliquus Solena (Plectosolen) Solena dixoni Solena elytron

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Type: Solen obliquus

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Trinidad and Tobago (3 collections), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Chile (2), Colombia (4), the Dominican Republic (1), India (2), Mexico (2), Panama (7), the Russian Federation (1), United States (9: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Oligocene of United States (22: Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of Argentina (2), Belgium (1), France (3), Japan (5), the United Kingdom (3), United States (30: Alaska, California, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: California)

• Paleocene of United States (1: California)

Total: 103 collections including 106 occurrences

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