Goniomya literata Sowerby 1819 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae

Alternative combination: Mya literata

Synonym: Goniomya arctica Sokolov and Bodylevsky 1931

Belongs to Goniomya according to Arkell 1934

Sister taxa: Goniomya (Goniomya), Goniomya angulifera, Goniomya aperta, Goniomya disangula, Goniomya hemicostata, Goniomya lacunosa, Goniomya matonabbei, Goniomya renevieri, Goniomya singaporensis, Goniomya verbana, Goniomya vespera, Pholadomya (Goniomya) beyrichi

Ecology: facultatively mobile deep infaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Bulgaria (1), France (2), Germany (1), Greenland (8), Hungary (1), India (2), Iran (1), Somalia (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (9)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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