Trapezium Mühlfeld 1811 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Trapezidae

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska 1984, Lamprell and Whitehead 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Coralliophaga, Glossocardia, Langvophorus, Neotrapezium, Straelenotrapezium, Kitsonia, Cypricardia

Subtaxa: Trapezium auberti Trapezium claibornense Trapezium daviesi Trapezium diversicostulatum Trapezium insepultum Trapezium lycetti Trapezium oblongum Trapezium subtriangulum

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Djibouti (1 collection), Japan (3), Kenya (1), Saudi Arabia (2), the Seychelles (2), Tonga (2), United States (3: Hawaii)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (1)

• Miocene of Japan (8)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (1), India (1), Japan (6), United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleocene of Pakistan (1)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (5)

• Jurassic of France (2)

Total: 43 collections including 45 occurrences

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