Tenea Conrad 1870 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Arcticidae

Parent taxon: Arcticidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Hayami 1975 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agapella, Ambonicardia, Anisocardia, Anisocardioides, Antarctica, Antiquicyprina, Aquilonia, Arctica, Coelocyprina, Epicyprina, Etea, Fengjiachongia, Gythemon, Hartwellia, Isocyprina, Izumia, Lilingella, Petalocardia, Plesiocyprina, Procyprina, Pronoella, Proveniella, Pseudotrapezium, Pygocardia, Rollierella, Roudairia, Somarctica, Staffinella, Tortarctica, Vectianella, Venericyprina, Veniella, Venilicardia, Yunshania, Amiodon

Subtaxa: Tenea inflata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (22), Japan (3), the Netherlands (1), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (2), United States (106: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 140 collections including 146 occurrences

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