Hiatella Daudin 1801 (clam)

Bivalvia - Hiatellida - Hiatellidae

Synonym: Saxicava de Bellevue 1802

Parent taxon: Hiatellidae according to S. Freneix et al. 1988

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Glenn 1904, Gordillo 1991, Lamprell and Healy 1998, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Cyrtodaria, Hiatellinae, Panopea, Panopeinae, Pseudosaxicava, Turneria, Pholeobia, Glycimeris

Subtaxa: Hiatella (Hiatella) Hiatella arenicola Hiatella australis Hiatella curta Hiatella fabacea Hiatella rotundata Hiatella sinemuriensis Hiatella solida Hiatella tenuis Hiatella tumulensis Saxicava albertensis Saxicava fragilis

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Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (7 collections), Australia (1), Belgium (2), Canada (76: British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), Greenland (55), Iceland (4), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Japan (4), Mexico (3), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (16), United States (49: Alaska, California, Florida, Maine, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Vermont, Washington)

• Pliocene of Belgium (8), Greenland (1), Italy (1), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (5), South Africa (2), the United Kingdom (3), United States (9: Alaska, California, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Australia (3), Austria (3), Belgium (9), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (15), Italy (3), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2), Panama (1), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (5), United States (31: Alaska, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (4), France (2), the Russian Federation (2)

• Eocene of Antarctica (11)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: South Dakota)

• Jurassic of China (1), France (1), Hong Kong (1), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 363 collections including 370 occurrences

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