Family Crassatellidae FĂ©russac 1822 (clam)

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Synonym: Crassatellitidae Dall 1895

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

See also Beu et al. 1990, Bieler and Mikkelsen 2006, Coan et al. 2000, Dockery 1982, Glenn 1904, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Nevesskaja 2009, Olsson 1931, Vokes 1980, Ward 1992, Ward and Blackwelder 1987, Wingard 1993 and Woodring 1925

Sister taxa: Aenigmoconchidae, Astartidae, Cardiniidae, Carditidae, Condylocardiidae, Hippopodiidae, Myophoricardiidae, Terraia

Subtaxa: Anthonya Crassatella Crassatellinae Eucrassatella Ptychomyinae Scambulinae Spissatella

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Type: Crassatella

Ecology: facultatively mobile shallow infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), Brazil (7), Cayman Islands (3), Costa Rica (4), Djibouti (2), Japan (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (3), Taiwan (11), United States (64: California, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (1), Yemen (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Malaysia (6)

• Pliocene of Antarctica (2), Australia (1), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (14), the Dominican Republic (6), Ecuador (7), India (1), Indonesia (3), Jamaica (3), Japan (5), Mexico (1), Panama (19), Peru (1), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (8), United States (52: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (9)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (8), Australia (18), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (5), Chile (4), Colombia (45), the Dominican Republic (24), Ecuador (8), Grenada (3), India (6), Indonesia (1), Italy (1), Japan (14), Mexico (1), New Zealand (14), Pakistan (1), Panama (55), Peru (8), the Russian Federation (6), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (1), Trinidad and Tobago (13), United States (110: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (14)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), United States (8: California, Florida, Georgia)

• Oligocene of Argentina (2), Australia (4), Austria (1), Bulgaria (2), China (1), France (5), Germany (1), Hungary (4), Japan (11), Mexico (1), New Zealand (15), Pakistan (1), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (3), United States (56: California, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Angola (1), Antarctica (5), Argentina (2), Australia (6), Belgium (3), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Bulgaria (9), China (2), Colombia (1), Croatia (3), Egypt (3), France (9), Germany (2), Hungary (2), Indonesia (1), Italy (4), Japan (10), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (16), Panama (1), Peru (5), Poland (3), Romania (6), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (13), the United Kingdom (23), United States (241: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: Maryland)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Austria (1), Belgium (4), Bulgaria (4), Denmark (7), Egypt (2), France (2), Germany (2), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (4), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (2), United States (143: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: New Jersey, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (31), Austria (2), Belgium (1), Brazil (8), Bulgaria (1), Chile (1), Colombia (2), the Congo-Brazzaville (1), Cuba (1), Denmark (2), Ecuador (1), Egypt (14), France (3), Hungary (1), India (1), Iran (1), Israel (3), Italy (3), Japan (46), Lebanon (1), Libya (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (4), Mozambique (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (11), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (2), Sweden (2), Switzerland (2), Tanzania (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (386: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Chile (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Triassic of Canada (1: British Columbia)

• Permian of Afghanistan (1), Australia (14), China (2), Greenland (1), India (2), Indonesia (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (2), the Russian Federation (11), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (2: Wyoming)

• Pennsylvanian of Australia (2)

• Chesterian of United States (3: West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (1), Australia (2), Brazil (1), Canada (1: Alberta), the United Kingdom (6), United States (12: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Iowa, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, West Virginia)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Devonian of Australia (4), Brazil (3), Canada (1: New Brunswick), China (6), Germany (5), the United Kingdom (3), United States (215: Alaska, Illinois, Maryland, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (1)

• Ordovician of China (1)

Total: 2159 collections including 2669 occurrences

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