Teredina (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pholadidae

Parent taxon: Pholadidae according to P. Jeffery and S. Tracey 1997

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cyrtopleura, Dactylina, Diplothyra, Jouannetiinae, Lignopholas, Martesia, Martesiinae, Martesinae, Opertochasma, Pholadinae, Xylophaginae

Subtaxa: Teredina personata

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Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (2: South Carolina collections)

• Miocene of Indonesia (1)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2)

• Paleocene of Poland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (4: New Mexico)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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