Tagelus Gray 1847 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Solecurtidae

Parent taxon: Solecurtidae according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Woodring 1982

Sister taxon: Solecurtinae

Subtaxa: Tagelus (Mesopleura) Tagelus (Tagelus) Tagelus affinis Tagelus bolivarensis Tagelus californianus Tagelus cebus Tagelus clarki Tagelus dombeii Tagelus peruanus Tagelus peruvianus Tagelus plebeius Tagelus plebius carolinensis Tagelus politus

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Type: Solen adansonii

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (2 collections), Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador), Chile (1), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (2), Ecuador (2), Mexico (6), Panama (2), Peru (6), United States (43: California, Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (3), Venezuela (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Costa Rica (3), Ecuador (4), Peru (2), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (6: California, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of Brazil (2), Colombia (10), the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (4), Peru (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), United States (14: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Panama (2), Peru (3), Puerto Rico (2), United States (3: California)

• Eocene of Colombia (2)

Total: 140 collections including 145 occurrences

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