Cercomya Agassiz 1843 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pandorida - Laternulidae

Alternative spellings: Anatina (Cercomya), Kercomya

Parent taxon: Laternulidae according to M. Aberhan 2004

See also Kiessling 2004, Maury 1936, Ros-Franch et al. 2014, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Anatimya, Laternula, Orthomya, Periplomya, Planariomya, Platymyoidea, Plectomya, Tulongella

Subtaxa: Anatina (Cercomya) punctata Cercomya (Capillimya) Cercomya bottegoi Cercomya deserti Cercomya pinguis Cercomya schoensis Cercomya undulata

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Type: Cercomya pinguis

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), Egypt (1), Japan (7), Mozambique (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (5), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (2)

• Jurassic of Chile (16), Ethiopia (2), France (8), Germany (1), Kenya (2), Mexico (2), Portugal (10), Somalia (1), Tanzania (3), the United Kingdom (6), United States (10: Alaska, Montana, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (1)

• Triassic of Iran (1), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 85 collections including 88 occurrences

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