Stewartia Olsson 1953 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Parent taxon: Lucininae according to L. W. Ward 1992

See also Cox et al. 1969, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Ward and Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Callucina, Callucinopsis, Cavilucina, Epilucina, Hadralucina, Here, Linga, Loripes, Lucina, Luciniola, Lucinisca, Mesolinga, Nevenulora, Phacoides, Plastomiltha, Recurvella, Saxolucina, Volupia

Subtaxa: Stewartia anodonta Stewartia floridana Stewartia foremani

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (28: Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (11: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of United States (27: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Virginia)

• Oligocene of United States (3: North Carolina)

Total: 69 collections including 72 occurrences

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