Pholadomya Sowerby 1823 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

Parent taxon: Pholadomyidae according to M. Aberhan 2004

See also Eames 1951, Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999, Ronchetti 1970, Russell and Landes 1937, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Vokes 1980 and Woodring 1982

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

Subtaxa: Pholadomya (Bucardiomya) Pholadomya (Pholadomya) Pholadomya acuminata Pholadomya albertensis Pholadomya aubryi Pholadomya borealis Pholadomya candida Pholadomya cardissoides Pholadomya carinata Pholadomya claibornensis Pholadomya connectans Pholadomya cuneiformis Pholadomya cupressensis Pholadomya falconensis Pholadomya gigantea Pholadomya granulifera Pholadomya gronlandica Pholadomya inaequiplicata Pholadomya laeviuscula Pholadomya lirata Pholadomya marylandica Pholadomya mclearni Pholadomya nitanae Pholadomya occidentalis Pholadomya orientalis Pholadomya ovalis Pholadomya parahybensis Pholadomya paucicosta Pholadomya percarinata Pholadomya puschi Pholadomya qinghaiensis Pholadomya ragazzii Pholadomya sanctaecrucis Pholadomya stefaninii Pholadomya subelongata Pholadomya sublirata Pholadomya subventricosa Pholadomya walli

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Type: Pholadomya candida

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (3 collections), the United Kingdom (2), Venezuela (4)

• Miocene of Bulgaria (1), Chile (2), Colombia (1), Cyprus (1), Germany (1), India (1), Japan (1), Malta (1), Moldova (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (2), Panama (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Slovakia (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Austria (1), Bulgaria (1), Germany (1), Hungary (2), the Russian Federation (4), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Bulgaria (2), China (2), Germany (1), Italy (2), Japan (8), Mexico (2), Romania (4), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (6), United States (27: Alabama, California, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Bulgaria (3), China (2), Denmark (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (24: California, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Angola (1), Antarctica (3), Argentina (23), Australia (1), Austria (3), Brazil (5), Bulgaria (1), Canada (16: Alberta, British Columbia), Chile (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), Egypt (35), Ethiopia (1), France (19), Germany (3), Greenland (1), Hungary (2), India (1), Iran (3), Italy (2), Jamaica (2), Japan (13), Jordan (2), Kazakhstan (1), Libya (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (11), Morocco (1), Mozambique (6), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Niger (1), Nigeria (4), Oman (3), Pakistan (1), Peru (7), Poland (12), Portugal (3), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), South Africa (5), Spain (2), Switzerland (18), Tanzania (3), USSR (6), Ukraine (1), the United Arab Emirates (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (88: Alabama, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1), Yemen (3)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Argentina (1)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (2), Antarctica (1), Argentina (7), Bulgaria (1), Canada (23: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (124), China (5), Colombia (1), Egypt (3), Eritrea (2), Ethiopia (23), France (52), Germany (6), Greenland (41), Hungary (5), India (41), Iran (8), Italy (2), Japan (2), Jordan (23), Kenya (10), Luxembourg (3), Madagascar (12), Mexico (4), Morocco (1), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (12), Poland (6), Portugal (8), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (63), Serbia and Montenegro (3), Slovakia (1), Somalia (9), Spain (71), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (6), Thailand (3), Tunisia (20), the United Kingdom (41), United States (33: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, Wyoming ), Vietnam (1), Yemen (14)

• Triassic of Argentina (2), Austria (5), Hungary (1), Italy (1)

Total: 1177 collections including 1447 occurrences

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