Thyasira Lamarck 1818 (clam)

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Thyasiridae

Parent taxon: Thyasiridae according to J. D. Stilwell et al. 2004

See also Beu et al. 1990, Faustman 1964, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Moore 1984, Olsson 1931, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Axinopsida, Axinopsidinae, Axinulus, Axinus, Conchocele, Cretaxinus, Genaxinus, Leptaxinus, Parathyasira, Storthodon, Tauraxinus, Thyasirinae

Subtaxa: Thyasira (Conchocele) Thyasira alaskana Thyasira austrosulca Thyasira becca Thyasira chilensis Thyasira flexuosa Thyasira folgeri Thyasira gouldii Thyasira montanita Thyasira nana Thyasira olssoni Thyasira peruviana Thyasira rashidi Thyasira sarsii Thyasira staufti Thyasira tanabei Thyasira tessaria

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal chemosymbiotic

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut collections), Greenland (1), Iceland (1), United States (5: California, Florida, Maine, Vermont), Yemen (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Chile (3), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of United States (4: Alaska)

• Miocene of Denmark (1), Germany (3), Japan (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), Slovakia (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), Denmark (4), Ecuador (2), Germany (1), the Netherlands (2), Peru (2), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (13: Alaska, California, Washington)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Germany (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (5: California, Washington)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), Greenland (1), New Zealand (2), the Russian Federation (3)

• Cretaceous of Angola (1), Egypt (1), Japan (8), Libya (1), New Zealand (6), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (2), Tunisia (1), United States (10: California, Nebraska, Wyoming)

Total: 122 collections including 131 occurrences

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