Psilomya Meek 1876 (clam)

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Poromyidae

Alternative spelling: Liopistha (Psilomya)

Parent taxon: Poromyidae according to H. E. Vokes 1980

See also Popenoe 1937, Sepkoski 2002 and Warren 1933

Sister taxa: Cetoconcha, Cetomyinae, Cymella, Liopistha, Neaeroporomya, Poromya, Pseudocuspidaria, Perlaporomya

Subtaxa: Liopistha (Psilomya) allani Liopistha (Psilomya) hardingensis Psilomya peterpondi

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (13 collections), Canada (5: Alberta, British Columbia), Denmark (1), Peru (4), Poland (5), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (17: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Utah)

Total: 47 collections including 48 occurrences

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