†subfamily Caestocorbulinae Vokes 1945 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Parent taxon: Corbulidae according to J. G. Carter et al. 2011

See also Bouchet et al. 2010 and Vokes 1980

Sister taxa: Aloides, Anticorbula, Antiquicorbula, Bicorbula, Bothrocorbula, Caryocorbula, Caryocorbulinae, Concentricavalva, Corbula, Corbulamellinae, Corbulinae, Cuneocorbula, Cuspicorbula, Eoursivivas, Erodona, Erodoninae, Exallocorbula, Ficusocorbula, Hexacorbula, Indocorbula, Juliacorbula, Lentidiinae, Lentidinae, Nipponicorbula, Ostomya, Pachydontinae, Pachyrotunda, Panamicorbula, Pulsidis

Subtaxa: Caestocorbula Parmicorbula

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Ecology: stationary infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Belgium (1 collection), France (20)

• Eocene of Belgium (3), France (1), Japan (5), New Zealand (3), the United Kingdom (8), United States (102: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Yemen (1)

• Paleocene of China (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Brazil (1), Cameroon (2), Cuba (1), Egypt (1), Gabon (1), India (1), Israel (15), Japan (4), Jordan (1), Lebanon (1), Libya (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (275: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Zaire (1)

• Jurassic of Portugal (11)

Total: 478 collections including 615 occurrences

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