Pholadomya (Pholadomya) Sowerby 1823 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

Parent taxon: Pholadomya according to M. Aberhan 2004

Sister taxa: Pholadomya (Bucardiomya), Pholadomya acuminata, Pholadomya albertensis, Pholadomya aubryi, Pholadomya borealis, Pholadomya candida, Pholadomya cardissoides, Pholadomya carinata, Pholadomya claibornensis, Pholadomya connectans, Pholadomya cuneiformis, Pholadomya cupressensis, Pholadomya diegoensis, Pholadomya falconensis, Pholadomya gigantea, Pholadomya granulifera, Pholadomya gronlandica, Pholadomya inaequiplicata, Pholadomya kernensis, 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

Subtaxa: Pholadomya (Pholadomya) ambigua Pholadomya (Pholadomya) corrugata Pholadomya (Pholadomya) fidicula Pholadomya (Pholadomya) idea Pholadomya (Pholadomya) multilineata Pholadomya (Pholadomya) virgulosa Pholadomya (Pholadomya) voltzi Pholadomya (Pholadomya) voltzii

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Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (3 collections)

• Miocene of the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Slovakia (1)

• Eocene of China (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of China (2)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (13), Japan (3), United States (14: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas)

• Jurassic of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Yukon), Chile (114), China (2), France (1), Germany (2), Greenland (33), India (3), Iran (3), Jordan (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (4), New Zealand (7), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (58), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Argentina (2)

Total: 277 collections including 327 occurrences

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