Family Anatinellidae Deshayes 1853 (clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Anatinellidae

Parent taxon: Mactroidea according to J. H. Signorelli and J. G. Carter 2016

See also Carter et al. 2011, Nevesskaja 2009 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Cardiliidae, Mactridae, Mesodesmatidae

Subtaxa: Anatinellinae Kymatoxinae

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Costa Rica (1 collection), Ecuador (3), Japan (5), Mexico (2), Pakistan (2), Panama (1), United States (26: Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (5), Costa Rica (3), Ecuador (2), Pakistan (3), United States (4: North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Chile (2), Colombia (7), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (3), Mexico (1), Panama (5), Peru (6), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene of Panama (2)

• Eocene of Colombia (1), Mexico (6), United States (29: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Brazil (1), Canada (1: Alberta), France (1), Madagascar (1), the Netherlands (1), Switzerland (3), United States (7: Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico)

• Jurassic of Eritrea (3), Ethiopia (1), Mexico (1), Yemen (1)

• Triassic of France (4)

Total: 152 collections including 159 occurrences

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