Sanguinolites M'Coy 1844 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiidia - Sanguinolitidae

Synonym: Sphenotus Hall 1884

Full reference: F. M'Coy. 1844. A synopsis of the characters of the Carboniferous limestone fossils of Ireland 1-274

Parent taxon: Sanguinolitinae according to N. J. Morris et al. 1991

See also Easton 1962, Moore 1969, Sepkoski 2002 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Cosmomya, Myofossa, Palaeocorbula, Pentagrammysia, Siphogrammysia

Subtaxa: Sanguinolites bisectus Sanguinolites carbonaria Sanguinolites drupa Sanguinolites elongatus Sanguinolites gracilis Sanguinolites hekitoensis Sanguinolites ishii Sanguinolites kamiyassensis Sanguinolites lukjanovae Sanguinolites modiomorphoides Sanguinolites naiadiformis Sanguinolites obliquus Sanguinolites olseni Sanguinolites peruvianus Sanguinolites porteri Sanguinolites shumardi Sanguinolites simulans Sanguinolites sphenoidalis Sanguinolites unioniformis Sanguinolites woolnoughi Sanguinolites xizangensis Sphenotus aeolus Sphenotus altidorsatus Sphenotus branneri Sphenotus cataractes Sphenotus cherokeense Sphenotus dubius Sphenotus gibsonense Sphenotus hicksii Sphenotus meslerianus Sphenotus monroensis Sphenotus oklahomense Sphenotus pisinnus Sphenotus quadriplicatum Sphenotus solenoides Sphenotus tentoriolus Sphenotus washingtonensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (1: Utah collection)

• Permian of Australia (3), Brazil (1), China (9), Greece (2), Italy (1), Japan (2), Lithuania (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (3), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (4), United States (16: Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (3)

• Pennsylvanian of Argentina (1)

• Westphalian of Australia (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Namurian of Argentina (1)

• Chesterian of United States (10: Ohio, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (2), Australia (2), Brazil (2), Ireland (1), Peru (1), the United Kingdom (25), United States (12: Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, New mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Devonian of Australia (4), Canada (1: Ontario), China (10), Germany (2), South Africa (5), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Alaska)

• Silurian of the Czech Republic (1), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 136 collections including 151 occurrences

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