Osteomya Moesch 1874 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

Parent taxon: Pholadomyidae according to M. Aberhan 2004

See also Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Agrawalimya, Arcomya, Chaenomyinae, Deltamya, Dianomya, Goniomya, Homomya, Homoya, Neoburmesia, Pachymya, Parilimya, Pholadomya, Pholadomyinae, Rhytimya, Tetorimya

Subtaxa: Osteomya (Yunnanomya) Osteomya dilata

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Type: Mya dilata

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Egypt (2 collections)

• Jurassic of Chile (2), China (1), France (1), India (5), Mexico (1), Saudi Arabia (3), Spain (5), Tanzania (1), Thailand (1), Vietnam (1)

• Triassic of China (2)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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