Pleuromya Agassiz 1845 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pleuromyidae

Alternative spelling: Panopea (Pleuromya)

Parent taxon: Pleuromyidae according to M. Aberhan 2004

See also Bouchet et al. 2010, Scholz et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002, Stilwell et al. 2004 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxon: Pseudomya

Subtaxa: Pleuromya aequistriata Pleuromya borealis Pleuromya calceiformis Pleuromya cuneata Pleuromya elongata Pleuromya galathea Pleuromya haydeniana Pleuromya himaica Pleuromya humboldtensis Pleuromya kelleri Pleuromya milleformis Pleuromya oblonga Pleuromya prima Pleuromya skianni Pleuromya subcompressa Pleuromya tellina Pleuromya uniformis Pleuromya unioides Pleuromya urnula Pleuromya varians

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (4), Canada (7: British Columbia, Northwest Territories), Ecuador (1), Germany (2), Japan (2), Lebanon (1), Mexico (2), Mozambique (2), New Zealand (12), Papua New Guinea (1), the Russian Federation (12), South Africa (3), USSR (11), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: California)

• Jurassic of Afghanistan (1), Antarctica (2), Argentina (1), Canada (39: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (88), China (8), Denmark (3), Egypt (1), France (66), Germany (9), Greenland (113), India (45), Iran (5), Japan (5), Kenya (2), Luxembourg (2), Madagascar (4), Mexico (3), New Zealand (24), Norway (1), Poland (8), Portugal (5), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (13), Saudi Arabia (23), Serbia and Montenegro (6), Spain (43), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (8), Tunisia (9), the United Kingdom (90), United States (82: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Yemen (1)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Austria (12), China (6), Colombia (2), Germany (8), Hungary (17), Iran (2), Israel (2), Italy (10), Japan (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (10), Spain (8), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: Alaska, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming), Vietnam (1)

Total: 868 collections including 991 occurrences

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