Pachymya Sowerby 1826 (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, Osteomya, Parilimya, Pholadomya, Pholadomyinae, Rhytimya, Tetorimya

Subtaxa: Pachymya (Pachymya)

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Argentina (5 collections), Egypt (1), Italy (1), Japan (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Jurassic of Chile (11), Germany (4), Greenland (4), India (3), Mexico (2), Portugal (1), Spain (14)

• Triassic of Iran (1)

Total: 51 collections each including a single occurrence

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